Abtei

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German aptīe, abbeteie, from Old High German abbateia (manuscript 12th c.), from Latin abbātīa. Analysable as Abt +‎ -ei. The early ei-spellings are unusual, but perhaps caused by the hiatus; regular ī-forms are found alongside in Middle High German.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /apˈtaɪ̯/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯
  • Hyphenation: Ab‧tei

Noun[edit]

Abtei f (genitive Abtei, plural Abteien)

  1. abbey

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Proper noun[edit]

Abtei n (proper noun, genitive Abteis or (optionally with an article) Abtei)

  1. A municipality of South Tyrol

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Abtei f (plural Abteien)

  1. abbey

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