Lebensgefährte

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Leben +‎ -s- +‎ Gefährte.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈleːbn̩sɡəˌfɛːɐ̯tə/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /-ɡəˌfeːɐ̯tə/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Le‧bens‧ge‧fähr‧te

Noun[edit]

Lebensgefährte m (genitive Lebensgefährten, plural Lebensgefährten, female Lebensgefährtin)

  1. significant other, life partner, life companion, companion

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