Teich

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German tīch, from Old High German *tīh, from Proto-Germanic *dīkaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dheigʷ. German Deich is the same word from a Western or Central German source. Cognate with Dutch dijk, English ditch, Icelandic díki.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /taɪ̯ç/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯ç
  • Homophone: Teig (only according to a regional pronunciation of this word)

Noun[edit]

Teich m ‎(genitive Teichs or Teiches, plural Teiche)

  1. pond (natural or man-made)
  2. (only in the combination 'der große Teich') the Atlantic Ocean

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