Kirchenbank

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German[edit]

Kirchenbänke mit Kniebänkenpews with kneelers

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Etymology[edit]

From Kirche (church) +‎ -n- +‎ Bank (bench).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɪʁçənˌbaŋk/
  • Hyphenation: Kir‧chen‧bank

Noun[edit]

Kirchenbank f (genitive Kirchenbank, plural Kirchenbänke)

  1. pew (a bench in a church, often long and wooden, and (especially in Catholic churches) with a protrusion at the back which serves as a kneeler for the next row)

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