Eimer

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German eim(b)er, einber, Old High German einber, probably from Latin amphora. Cognate with Dutch emmer (a bucket), Low German Ammel (a bucket), Luxembourgish Eemer (a bucket), Norwegian ambar (a bucket), Swedish ämbar (a bucket), West Frisian amer (a bucket). Related to Middle English ambre (a bucket), Old English amber (a bucket).

Noun[edit]

Eimer m (genitive Eimers, plural Eimer)

  1. bucket
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Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eimer m, f (genitive Eimers)

  1. A surname​.

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