Kindergarten

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Kind (child) +‎ -er- +‎ Garten (garden). Coined by Friedrich Fröbel in the metaphorical sense of "place where children can grow in a natural way", not in the literal sense of "garden".

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkɪndɐˌɡaːɐ̯tn̩/
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Noun[edit]

Kindergarten m (genitive Kindergartens, plural Kindergärten)

  1. nursery school, kindergarten

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