Sieb

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sib.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ziːp]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːp

Noun[edit]

Sieb n (genitive Siebs or Siebes, plural Siebe)

  1. sieve; colander; strainer (utensil used to separate solids from liquids or fine matter from coarse matter)
    Wie kann man Wasser in einem Sieb tragen?
    How can you carry water in a sieve?

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Further reading[edit]

  • Sieb in Duden online