Tannenbaum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Tannenbaum (fir tree).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtænənˌbaʊ̯m/

Noun[edit]

Tannenbaum (plural Tannenbaums)

  1. Christmas tree.
    Oh, Tannenbaum, oh, Tannenbaum, how lovely are thy branches.
    Local newspapers covered the story of how Santa Claus had helped the Tannenbaum.

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Tanne (fir) +‎ -n- +‎ Baum (tree)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtann̩ˌbaʊ̯m/, /ˈtanənˌbaʊ̯m/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Tan‧nen‧baum

Noun[edit]

Tannenbaum m (strong, genitive Tannenbaumes or Tannenbaums, plural Tannenbäume)

  1. fir tree
    Synonym: Tanne
  2. (specifically) Christmas tree
    Synonym: Weihnachtsbaum

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