Dudelsack

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Etymology[edit]

Formally dudeln (play monotone music, tootle) +‎ Sack (sack, bag). While it is uncertain whether the verb dudeln as such is originally Slavic or not, its use in Dudelsack is definitely based on Czech and/or Polish dudy (“bagpipes”). The latter was also borrowed into early modern German as Dudei.

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Dudelsack m (genitive Dudelsacks or Dudelsackes, plural Dudelsäcke)

  1. bagpipes

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