Kleid

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kleit, from Old High German *kleid, from Proto-Germanic *klaiþą, from Proto-Indo-European *gleyt-. Cognate with Dutch kleed, English cloth. Possibly related to klettern, Klette, Klei.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /klaɪ̯t/
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Noun[edit]

Kleid n (strong, genitive Kleides or Kleids, plural Kleider, diminutive Kleidchen n)

  1. dress, gown (kind of woman's garment)
  2. (dated or archaic) garment
  3. (in the plural, formal) clothes
    Synonyms: (formal) Kleidung, (informal) Anziehsachen, (colloquial) Klamotten

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Further reading[edit]

  • Kleid” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Kleid” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Kleid” in Duden online