Bindestrich

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Etymology[edit]

binden (bind, link) +‎ Strich (dash)

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɪndəʃtʁɪç/
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Noun[edit]

Bindestrich m (strong, genitive Bindestriches or Bindestrichs, plural Bindestriche)

  1. hyphen (symbol used to join words or to indicate a word has been split)
    Synonyms: Trennstrich, Divis, Viertelgeviertstrich, Trennungsstrich, Ergänzungsstrich
    Bindestriche und Gedankenstriche.Hyphens and dashes.
    Der Bindestrich verbindet nicht nur, er trennt auch.The hyphen is not only used to join words, but can also be used for word division.

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