Krankenhaus

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kranker (sick person, patient) +‎ Haus (house)

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

Krankenhaus n (genitive Krankenhauses, plural Krankenhäuser, diminutive Krankenhäuschen n)

  1. hospital

Usage notes[edit]

  • The word Spital is preferred in Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland, and South Tyrol. See there for more.

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