Rebhuhn

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German[edit]

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 Rebhuhn (Art) on German Wikipedia
Rebhühner

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German rëphuon, from Old High German rebhuon, rebahuon, cognate to or adapted from Proto-Slavic *arębъ (partridge) which see for related terms.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Rebhuhn n (genitive Rebhuhnes, plural Rebhühner)

  1. grey partridge (Perdix perdix)
  2. partridge (Perdix; any bird of the genus of Galliform gamebirds known collectively as the 'true partridges') (Chiefly used in plural.)

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Further reading[edit]

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