Ader

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See also: ader and åder

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German ādra, from Proto-West Germanic *ādrā.

Akin to Saterland Frisian Äddere, Danish åre, Dutch ader, English edder, Middle English edre and Icelandic æð (from Old Norse æðr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔaːdɐ/
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Noun[edit]

Ader f (genitive Ader, plural Adern, diminutive Äderlein n)

  1. blood vessel
  2. a vein of metallic ore that lies within definite boundaries, or within a fissure
  3. gift, disposition

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Further reading[edit]

  • Ader” in Duden online