Käfig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kevje, from Old High German chevia, from Latin cavea (cage).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɛːfɪç/ (used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /ˈkeːfɪç/ (particularly northern and eastern regions)
  • IPA(key): /ˈkɛːfɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /ˈkeːfɪk/ (particularly Eastern Austria)
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  • Hyphenation: Kä‧fig
  • Rhymes: -ɛːfɪç

Noun[edit]

Käfig m (genitive Käfiges or Käfigs, plural Käfige)

  1. cage

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