Sand

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See also: sand and sänd

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sant, from Old High German sant, from Proto-Germanic *samdaz, *sandaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sámh₂dʰos. A rarer variant with -m- is first attested in Middle High German sampt, sambt; it has survived in some Upper German dialects. Cognate with Low German Sand, Dutch zand, English sand, Danish sand.

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Noun[edit]

Sand m (genitive Sands or Sandes, plural Sande or Sände)

  1. sand (particles of rock)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Sand in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Sand m (uncountable)

  1. sand

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