Riss

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See also: riss, rīss, riß, and Riß

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German riss, from Old High German riz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʀɪs/
  • Rhymes: -ɪs
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Riss m (genitive Risses, plural Risse)

  1. fissure, crack
  2. rift, split, tear
  3. prey killed by a predatory animal
    Der Leopard brachte seinen Riss in Sicherheit.The leopard brought his kill to a safe place.

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Further reading[edit]

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

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Riss m (plural Riss, diminutive Rissje)

  1. crack, fissure

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