Spaten

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German spade, spate, either from Middle Low German spade, from Old Saxon spado, or from Old High German *spato; both from Proto-Germanic *spadô, from Proto-Indo-European *sph₂-dʰ-. Cognate to English spade; see there for further cognates.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃpaːtən/, [ˈʃpaːtən], [ˈʃpaːtn̩]
  • Homophone: Sparten (according to a common pronunciation of this word)

Noun[edit]

Spaten m ‎(genitive Spatens, plural Spaten)

  1. spade

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