Tsunami

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See also: tsunami and tsunâmi

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 津波 (tsunami, seismic sea wave, literally harbour wave).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tsuˈnaːmi/
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Noun[edit]

Tsunami m (strong, genitive Tsunamis, plural Tsunamis) or
Tsunami f (genitive Tsunami, plural Tsunamis or Tsunami)

  1. tsunami (large, destructive wave generally caused by a tremendous disturbance in the ocean)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Tsunami” in Duden online
  • Tsunami” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache