Stimme

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German stimma or stimna, from Proto-Germanic *stebnō or *stamnijō from Proto-Indo-European *stomen- (mouth, muzzle). Cognate with English steven, Old English stefn, Old English stemn (voice), Old Frisian stifne, stemme (voice), Old Saxon stemna (voice) (Dutch stem), Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌹𐌱𐌽𐌰 (stibna, voice), and Ancient Greek στόμα (stóma, mouth).

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Stimme f (genitive Stimme, plural Stimmen, diminutive Stimmchen n)

  1. voice
    • 1931, Arthur Schnitzler, Flucht in die Finsternis, S. Fischer Verlag, page 38:
      Er ging rasch und sicher, trällerte vor sich hin, endlich begann er sogar zu singen mit einer schönen dunklen Stimme, die ihm selber fremd vorkam.
      He walked fast and firmly, trilled to himself, finally he even started to sing in a beautiful dark voice, which seemed unfamiliar to himself.
  2. vote

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