Gerte

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gerte, Old High German gartia (rod, twig, staff), from Proto-West Germanic *gaʀdi (staff, rod, twig).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Gerte f (genitive Gerte, plural Gerten)

  1. (horse-riding) crop (a whip without a lash)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Friedrich Kluge (1883), “Gerte”, in John Francis Davis, transl., Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, published 1891