Schwampel

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of schwarz/Schwarz (black) +‎ Ampel; black is the party color of the CDU.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃvampl̩/, /ˈʃvampəl/

Noun[edit]

Schwampel f (genitive Schwampel, no plural)

  1. a coalition in the German parliament consisting of the CDU, FDP, and the Green Party.

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