Queue

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French queue. Doublet of Coda.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Queue m or n (genitive Queues, plural Queues)

  1. (billiards, snooker, pool) cue
Usage notes[edit]
  • Originally neuter. Now predominantly masculine in Germany.
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

Queue f (genitive Queue, plural Queues)

  1. (military, archaic) the end of a column of troops
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From English queue, from the French in etymology 1.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Queue f (genitive Queue, plural Queues)

  1. (computing) queue (waiting list, e.g. of tasks to be done)
Declension[edit]
Usage notes[edit]
  • Queue is one of a small number of German nouns which can or historically could have all three genders; see the appendix.