Maid

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German mait, meit, contracted form of OHG maget, thus a doublet of Magd (maid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Maid f (genitive Maid, plural Maiden)

  1. (now poetic) girl, maiden, virgin
    Leb wohl, du holde Maid!
    Farewell, you dainty maiden!

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Further reading[edit]

  • Maid” in Duden online