Erbonkel

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

erben (to inherit) +‎ Onkel (uncle)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛʁpˌʔɔŋkl̩]
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  • Hyphenation: Erb‧on‧kel

Noun[edit]

Erbonkel m (strong, genitive Erbonkels, plural Erbonkel)

  1. (colloquial, humorous) rich uncle (an uncle from whom an inheritance is expected)

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