Packerl

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

packen +‎ -erl or Paket +‎ -erl

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈb̥akɐl/ (Austria, Bavaria)
  • IPA(key): /ˈpakɐl/
  • Hyphenation: Pa‧ckerl

Noun[edit]

Packerl n (genitive Packerls, plural Packerl or Packerln)

  1. (Austria, informal) a packaging unit: goods (solid as well as liquid) packaged in a pack, packet, bag or carton
    Synonyms: Beutel, Getränkekarton, Päckchen, Schachtel, Tüte, Verpackung
    Hyponyms: Zigarettenpackerl, Chipspackerl, Milchpackerl, Kakaopackerl, Saftpackerl, Suppenpackerl, Tschickpackerl
  2. (Austria, Bavaria, informal) package, packet, parcel (sent by mail)
    Synonyms: Päckchen, Postpaket
  3. (Austria, Bavaria, informal) a packaged gift
    Synonym: Geschenkpaket
    Hyponym: Weihnachtspackerl

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Packerl” in Duden online
  • Ebner, Jakob (2019) Duden, Österreichisches Deutsch. Wörterbuch der Gegenwartssprache in Österreich., 5th edition, Berlin: Dudenverlag, →ISBN, page 340