Ballast

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German ballast, a compound word the second part of which is Last. The origin of the first part is uncertain; several theories and possible paths of borrowing are discussed.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbalast/, /baˈlast/

Noun[edit]

Ballast m ‎(genitive Ballastes, plural Ballaste)

  1. (nautical or figuratively) ballast

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