Lübeck

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English[edit]

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Lübeck

  1. A city of north-central Germany northeast of Hamburg; a major Baltic port and industrial center, the present city dates from 1143 and was the leading town of the Hanseatic League after its designation as a free city in 1226; it retained that status until 1937.

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German Lǖbēke, from Polabian Liubice (literally lovely), from Proto-Slavic *ľubь (love), from Proto-Indo-European *lewbʰ- (to love). The latter part of the name was altered after the common Low German placename suffix -beck, from Middle Low German bēke (brook), from Proto-Germanic *bakiz, whence also German Bach.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlyːbɛk/
  • IPA(key): /ˈlyːbeːk/ (dated)
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Proper noun[edit]

Lübeck n (genitive Lübecks)

  1. Lübeck (a city in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)

Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From German Lübeck.

Proper noun[edit]

Lübeck n (genitive Lübecks)

  1. Lübeck

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