Geldbörse

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch geldbeurs[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɛltˌbœʁzə/
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Noun[edit]

Geldbörse f (genitive Geldbörse, plural Geldbörsen)

  1. wallet, purse
    Synonyms: Portemonnaie, Portmonee; Brieftasche; Geldbeutel

Usage notes[edit]

  • (To designate a wallet or a purse, the colloquial term "Portemonnaie" is predominantly used in German. However, in written text this term is often replaced with "Geldbörse", since "Portemonnaie" is generally considered a difficult word to spell.)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Geldbörse, Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob Grimm und Wilhelm Grimm

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