Automat

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See also: automat

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek αὐτόμᾰτος (autómatos)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌaʊ̯toˈmaːt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːt

Noun[edit]

Automat m or (uncommon) n (weak, genitive Automaten, plural Automaten)

  1. automaton, machine
  2. vending machine (short for the lengthy and unusual Verkaufsautomat)
  3. cashpoint, cash machine (short for Geldautomat)

Declension[edit]

  • As with other inanimate weak nouns there is a strong tendency for the dative and accusative singular to be uninflected in informal speech.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: automat
  • Polish: automat

Further reading[edit]

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