Fledermaus

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vledermūs, from Old High German fledarmūs; derived from fledarōn (flutter) and mus (Maus); equivalent to flattern +‎ Maus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfleːdɐˌmaʊ̯s/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Fle‧der‧maus

Noun[edit]

Fledermaus f (genitive Fledermaus, plural Fledermäuse)

  1. (sensu stricto) microbat
  2. bat (flying mammal)

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