Fastnacht

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vastnaht, from vaste (fast) + naht (night). Cognate with Silesian German Foasnacht, Mòcheno Vosnòcht.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfastnaxt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Fast‧nacht

Noun[edit]

Fastnacht f (genitive Fastnacht, no plural)

  1. carnival

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Further reading[edit]

  • Fastnacht” in Duden online
  • Fastnacht” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache