Schwanz

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German swanz, from swanzen (to swing), derived from swanken, whence modern German schwanken (to wobble). Compare also Middle Low German swansen, swensen (to skip, dance, strut, twirl). Cognate of Yiddish שװאַנץ(shvants).

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  • IPA(key): /ʃvant͡s/, [ʃʋänts], /ʃvans/, [ʃʋäns]
  • Rhymes: -ants
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Schwanz m (genitive Schwanzes, plural Schwänze, diminutive Schwänzchen n)

  1. A tail.
  2. (informal, mildly vulgar) a cock, a penis.
  3. (derogatory, of a person) A prick.
    Was will der Schwanz von mir?
    What does this prick want from me?

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Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃvant͡s/, /ʃvans/

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Schwanz m (plural Schwenz, diminutive Schwenzje)

  1. tail

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Luxembourgish[edit]

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Schwanz m (plural Schwänz)

  1. tail
  2. (slang) penis