Haaptstad

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Hauptstadt, from Middle High German houbetstat, from Old High German houbitstat. Analysable as haapt- (main, chief) +‎ Stad (city), the former of which is of German origin, for which reason the compound cannot be inherited.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaːp(t)ˌʃtaːt/

Noun[edit]

Haaptstad f (plural Haaptstied)

  1. capital city