Mistkäfer

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Mist (manure) +‎ Käfer (beetle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪstˌkɛːfɐ/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /-keː-/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
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  • Hyphenation: Mist‧kä‧fer
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Noun[edit]

Mistkäfer m (strong, genitive Mistkäfers, plural Mistkäfer)

  1. dung beetle

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