Student

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See also: student, stüdent, and študent

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German studente, from Medieval Latin studēns.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃtuˈdɛnt/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Student m (genitive Studenten, plural Studenten, female Studentin)

  1. student (person attending lectures at a university; male or of unspecified sex)
    Synonyms: Hochschüler, Studierender, Studi (informal), Studiker (informal, dated), Studiosus (informal, dated)

Usage notes[edit]

  • In official parlance, the plural Studenten is increasingly replaced with Studierende for gender-neutrality; see the latter entry.
  • The German word is never used instead of Schüler (pupil). Even with adult learners, it is unusual for students in instutions below the level of Hochschule.

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