Kasse

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian cassa, from Latin capsa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkasə/, [ˈkʰasə]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -asə

Noun[edit]

Kasse f (genitive Kasse, plural Kassen)

  1. till, cash register, cash box
  2. cash desk, (supermarket) checkout, (film etc.) box office
  3. (informal) Ellipsis of Krankenkasse.; health insurance institution
    • 2010 June 13, Der Spiegel[1], number 24, page 76:
      Weil die Regierung keine Lösung für die Finanzmisere im Gesundheitswesen findet, droht zahlreichen Kassen der Bankrott.
      Because the government does not find a solution for the desperate financial situation in the health care sector, numerous health insurance institutions are threatened by bankruptcy.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Kasse” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Kasse” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Kasse” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo.svg Kasse on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de