Leiter

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaɪ̯tɐ/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German leitara, originally *hlēdere.

Noun[edit]

Leiter f (genitive Leiter, plural Leitern, diminutive Leiterchen n or Leiterlein n)

  1. ladder
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German leitāri; synchronically, leiten +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

Leiter m (genitive Leiters, plural Leiter, feminine Leiterin)

  1. agent noun of leiten
    1. leader; chief; head; conductor; director; manager; superintendent (male or of unspecified sex)
    2. (physics, electricity, electronics) conductor, lead, wire, line
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(person)