Abstrich

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Deverbal from abstreichen. Cognate with Luxembourgish Ofstréch.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈapˌʃtʁɪç/
  • Hyphenation: Ab‧strich
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Abstrich m (strong, genitive Abstriches or Abstrichs, plural Abstriche)

  1. A drawback one accepts willingly
  2. (medicine) swab sample
  3. (music) down bow
  4. downstroke

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Further reading[edit]

  • Abstrich” in Duden online
  • Abstrich” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache