Phrase

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See also: phrase and phrasé

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin phrasis (diction), from Ancient Greek φράσις (phrásis, manner of expression).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfʁaːzə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːzə

Noun[edit]

Phrase f (genitive Phrase, plural Phrasen)

  1. phrase

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Nowadays the word is often used derogatory like leere Phrase, hohle Phrase.

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Phrase in Duden online
  • Phrase” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache