Insasse

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Middle High German īnsæʒe, insæʒe (inhabitant, tenant), from Middle Low German insāte, insēte (inhabitant); related to Eingesessener.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • In·sas·se: IPA(key): [ˈɪnˌzasə]
  • plural: In·sas·sen: IPA(key): [ˈɪnˌzasən], IPA(key): [ˈɪnˌzasn̩]

Noun[edit]

Insasse m (genitive Insassen, plural Insassen)

  1. a passenger of a vehicle
  2. an inhabitant of a building with multiple inhabitants, specifically:
    1. an inhabitant of a home
    2. a patient in a hospital
    3. an inmate in a prison

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