Kiste

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See also: kiste and Kista

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German kista, from Proto-Germanic *kistō (chest, box), from Latin cista (chest, box), from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē, chest, box, basket, hamper), from Proto-Indo-European *kisteh₂ (woven container). Related to English kist and chest.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɪstə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Kiste f (genitive Kiste, plural Kisten, diminutive Kistchen n or Kistlein n)

  1. chest, box
  2. old banger (informal)

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