Schlager

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See also: schlager and Schläger

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

schlagen (to hit) +‎ -er, formally a doublet of Schläger. Attested since the late 19th century and thus older than English hit (early 20th century).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃlaːɡɐ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Schlager m (genitive Schlagers, plural Schlager)

  1. schlager (European music genre)
  2. (dated) hit (music or entertainment success)

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