Mitarbeiter

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Etymology[edit]

mit- +‎ Arbeiter

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɪtˌʔaʁbaɪ̯tɐ]

Noun[edit]

Mitarbeiter m (genitive Mitarbeiters, plural Mitarbeiter, feminine Mitarbeiterin)

  1. employee; person who works, with others, in a particular business
  2. assistant; person who assists another person in a business

Usage notes[edit]

Mitarbeiter is a semantic false friend of English coworker: although it is made up of elements that mean "co-" and "worker", Mitarbeiter means "employee", not quite "coworker" (which in German is Kollege).

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