E-Mail

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See also: email, Email, e-mail, and émail

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English e-mail. The feminine gender probably after Post (mail), perhaps also Nachricht (message).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈiːˌmɛɪ̯l/, /ˈiːˌmeːl/, /ˈiːˌmɛl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

E-Mail f or n (genitive E-Mail or E-Mails, plural E-Mails)

  1. e-mail (system; letter)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The word is predominantly feminine in all regions. The neuter gender exists as a common variant in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. In the north it is now very unusual.

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