Breite

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German breite, from Old High German breitī, from Proto-Germanic *braidį̄. Analysable as breit +‎ -e. Compare English breadth.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʁaɪ̯tə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Breite f (genitive Breite, plural Breiten)

  1. breadth, width
  2. (geography, astronomy) latitude
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 26/2010, page 125:
      Tiere, die in rauem Klima leben, sind oft klüger als ihre Artgenossen aus gemäßigten Breiten, das legen verschiedene Studien nahe.
      Animals that live in a rough climate are often smarter than members of the same species from moderate latitudes, that is suggested by different studies.

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Proper noun[edit]

Breite m or f (genitive Breites)

  1. A surname​.

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