Dachboden

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of Dach +‎ Boden.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdaxˌboːdən/, [ˈdaχˌboːdən], [ˈdaχˌboːdn̩]

Noun[edit]

Dachboden m ‎(genitive Dachbodens, plural Dachböden)

  1. (storage room in the) attic

Usage notes[edit]

  • German usually distinguishes between Dachboden (used for storage) and Dachgeschoss (used for habitation). Either word is sometimes used to combine both meanings, but they will retain their respective implications to most speakers. There is no really neutral term such as English attic.

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