Type

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See also: type, typé, and -type

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Borrowed from French type, from Latin typus, from Ancient Greek τῠ́πος (túpos).

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Type f (genitive Type, plural Typen)

  1. a type in typesetting
    Die Typen liegen im Setzkasten.
    The types are in the type case.
  2. a type of a typewriter or some kinds of printer
    Die Typen sind verklemmt.
    The types are jammed.
  3. (dated) an unspecified person referred to in a somewhat respectless way; bloke
    Was für ’ne komische Type!
    What an odd fellow!

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  • Type in Duden online