Abgott

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German[edit]

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 Abgott on German Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German abgot, from Old High German abgot. Analysable as ab- +‎ Gott. Compare Dutch afgod, obsolete English afgod.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: Ab‧gott
  • IPA(key): /ˈapˌɡɔt/, [ˈʔapˌɡɔtʰ]

Noun[edit]

Abgott m (genitive Abgotts or Abgottes, plural Abgötter, female Abgöttin)

  1. a false god; an idol

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Further reading[edit]

  • Abgott in Duden online
  • Abgott in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891