Specht

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German specht, from Old High German speht, from Proto-West Germanic *spiht, from Proto-Germanic *spihtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)peyk-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃpɛçt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛçt
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Specht m (genitive Spechtes or Spechts, plural Spechte)

  1. (generally) picid (member of the Picidae family of birds)
  2. (specifically) woodpecker (member of the Picinae subfamily of birds)

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Proper noun[edit]

Specht m or f (genitive Spechts)

  1. A surname​.

Further reading[edit]


Plautdietsch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Specht m (plural Spechten)

  1. woodpecker