Dirndl

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Bavarian diminutive of Dirne (girl).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Dirndl n (genitive Dirndls, plural Dirndln)

  1. (Bavaria, Austria) girl
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Short form of Dirndlkleid.

Noun[edit]

Dirndl n (genitive Dirndls, plural Dirndl)

  1. dirndl (traditional dress in parts of Bavaria and Austria)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Not attested in Middle High German. Found in Old High German as tirnboum (c.f. Alemannic German Tierlibaum), perhaps from a Slavic language, if so from Proto-Slavic *dernъ (cornel, dogwood).

Noun[edit]

Dirndl n (genitive Dirndls, plural Dirndln)

  1. (Austria) cornel fruit
Declension[edit]