Schwanz

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German[edit]

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).

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  • IPA(key): /ʃvan(t)s/, [ʃʋänts], [ʃʋäns]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ants

Noun[edit]

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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Noun[edit]

Schwanz m (plural Schwänz)

  1. tail
  2. (slang) penis