Fenster

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See also: fenster and Fënster

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German venster, from Old High German fenstar, from Latin fenestra (window).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛnstɐ/
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Noun[edit]

Fenster n (genitive Fensters, plural Fenster, diminutive Fensterchen n or Fensterlein n)

  1. window
    • 1918, Elisabeth von Heyking, Die Orgelpfeifen, in: Zwei Erzählungen, Phillipp Reclam jun. Verlag, page 9:
      So dunkel und schauerlich die Gruft aussah, wenn man durch die blinden, bestaubten Scheibchen der kleinen Fenster hineinblickte, so hell und freundlich war oben die Kirche.
      Just as dark and eerie the crypt looked like, if one looked in it through the cloudy, dusted little panes of the small windows, as bright and friendly was the church above.
  2. (figuratively) time frame

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  • English: fenster
  • North Frisian: Fenster

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Fenster f (plural Fenster, Fenstre)

  1. pane of glass, window pane
    Ich mache die Fenster sauver.
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