Blatt

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Blaat (Moselle Franconian)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German (*)blad, northern variant of blat.

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Noun[edit]

Blatt n ‎(plural Blader or Bläder, diminutive Blättche)

  1. (Ripuarian) leaf

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German blat, from Proto-Germanic *bladą ‎(leaf); akin to Low German Blatt, Dutch blad, English blade, Danish and Swedish blad. Indo-European cognates include Ancient Greek φύλλον ‎(phúllon), Latin folium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blat/, [blät]
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -at

Noun[edit]

Blatt n ‎(genitive Blatts or Blattes, plural Blätter, diminutive Blättchen n or Blättlein n)

  1. (botany) a leaf; the organ of a plant or tree
  2. (botany) the petal of a flower or blossom
  3. a page in a book or magazine
  4. a sheet of paper
    Auf dem Blatt steht nichts drauf.
    There is nothing written on this sheet of paper.
  5. the cards of a card game
    Zeig mir dein Blatt.
    Show me your cards.
  6. (colloquial) the newspapers
    Was ist das denn für ein Käseblatt?!
    What kind of newspaper is this?!
  7. (colloquial, sometimes pejorative) a magazine, a periodical; in general any printed and published informing papers
  8. the blade of an oar
  9. the functioning part of a saw and other tool
    Sägeblatt — saw blade
  10. a thin plate or foil; not necessarily paper; can also be made out of aluminium, copper or other metal
    Blattgold — gold foil

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German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German blat, from Old Saxon blad, from Proto-Germanic *bladą. Akin to German Blatt, Dutch blad, Dutch Low Saxon blad, English blade.

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Noun[edit]

Blatt f (plural Blööd or Blääd or Bläder)

  1. (botany) a leaf; the organ of a plant or tree
  2. (botany) the petal of a flower or blossom
  3. a page in a book or magazine
  4. a sheet of paper
    Op dat Blatt steiht nix (dorop). — There is nothing written on this sheet of paper.
  5. the cards of a card game
    Laat mi dien Blööd sehn. — Show me your cards.
  6. (colloquial) the newspapers
  7. the blade of an oar
  8. the functioning part of a saw and other tool
    Saagblatt — saw blade
  9. a thin plate or foil; not necessarily paper; can also be made out of aluminium, copper or other metal
    Blattgold — gold foil

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