Speiche

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German speiche, Old High German speihha. Cognate with Old Norse spik (spike, sprig), Old Saxon spēca (spoke), Old English spāce, Dutch speek, English spoke.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯çə

Noun[edit]

Speiche f (genitive Speiche, plural Speichen)

  1. spoke
  2. (anatomy) radius

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Speiche in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

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