Pfingsten

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German phingesten, from Late Latin pentēcostē, from Ancient Greek πεντηκοστή (pentēkostḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pfɪŋstən/, /pfɪŋstn̩/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /fɪŋstən/, /fɪŋstn̩/ (often, in northern and central Germany)
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Noun[edit]

Pfingsten n (genitive Pfingsten, plural Pfingsten)

  1. Pentecost

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