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See also: Pkw


Alternative forms[edit]


  • IPA(key): /ˈpeːkaˌveː/ (normal)
  • IPA(key): /ˌpeːkaˈveː/ (less common)
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PKW m (genitive PKW or PKWs, plural PKW or PKWs)

  1. passenger car (abbreviation of Personenkraftwagen)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural often takes no ending in formal standard German. In less formal speech, however, -s is only rarely omitted.
  • The spelling PKW’s with an apostrophe for the genitive and plural is non-official and non-standard, but is sometimes seen.

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