Känguru

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See also: kanguru, känguru, and kænguru

German[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English kangaroo, from Guugu Yimidhirr gangurru (eastern grey kangaroo).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Känguru n (strong, genitive Kängurus, plural Kängurus)

  1. kangaroo

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The spelling Känguru has been the prescribed spelling since the German spelling reform of 1996 (the Rechtschreibreform). In the affected areas, the previous spelling (Känguruh) is now less common, and may be regarded as a misspelling.

Further reading[edit]

  • Känguru” in Duden online
  • Känguru” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Känguru n (plural Känguruen)

  1. kangaroo