Organ

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See also: organ, orgán, and òrgan

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From organ, a metonymic occupational surname for a player of a musical instrument.

Proper noun[edit]

Organ (countable and uncountable, plural Organs)

  1. A surname.
  2. A census-designated place in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Organ is the 12696th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 2431 individuals. Organ is most common among White (84.04%) and Black/African American (10.04%) individuals.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oʁˈɡaːn/
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  • Hyphenation: Or‧gan
  • Rhymes: -aːn

Noun[edit]

Organ n (strong, genitive Organes or Organs, plural Organe)

  1. (anatomy) an organ
    Die Haut ist unser größtes Organ.
    The skin is our largest organ.
  2. an organ, a publication (newspaper, etc) of an organization
    Das Witzblatt ist das Organ der Spaßpartei.
    The Joke Sheet is the organ of the Fun Party.
  3. an organ, a body or organization with a particular purpose or duty
  4. an organ, a part of a government, such as an office or ministry

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Further reading[edit]

  • Organ” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Organ” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Organ” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo.svg Organ on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de