Body

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English body, probably a nickname for a corpulent person; and occupational surname from Middle English bode (messenger) + -y (diminutive ending). Equivalent to bode (messenger, herald) +‎ -y.

Proper noun[edit]

Body

  1. A surname, from nicknames​.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened from English bodysuit. Compare similar forms in other languages under body.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔdi/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Body m (genitive Bodys, plural Bodys)

  1. bodysuit; leotard (skin-tight, one-piece garment)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Body” in Duden online