Abstieg

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nominalization of absteigen, compare slightly different Middle High German abestīc, abesteic. Analysable as ab +‎ Stieg.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈapˌʃtiːk/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈapˌʃtiːç/ (northern and central Germany; now chiefly colloquial)
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Noun[edit]

Abstieg m (genitive Abstiegs or Abstieges, plural Abstiege)

  1. dismounting; the act of getting off something
  2. descent; sinking
  3. (sports) relegation; sinking to a lower league

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