Schleife

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sloufe, from Old High German sloufa. Denominal to to Old High German sloufen, Middle High German sloufen, German schlaufen, causative of schliefen now used as schlüpfen. Compare English sleave.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃlaɪ̯fə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Schleife f (genitive Schleife, plural Schleifen, diminutive Schleifchen n)

  1. (obsolete) a simple sled used in agriculture to pull forward something, drag
  2. loop, ribbon, tie

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