Stelze

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German stelze, from Old High German stelza, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *steltijon. Cognate with Middle Low German stelte, Dutch stelt, English stilt.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃtɛl(t)sə/, [ˈʃtɛltsə], [ˈʃtɛlsə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Stelze f ‎(genitive Stelze, plural Stelzen)

  1. stilt
    Der Clown geht auf Stelzen.
    The clown walks on stilts.
  2. wagtail (genus Motacilla)
    Die Bachstelze gehört zu den Stelzen.
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