Ursprache

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Ursprache, from ur- + Sprache (language).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Ursprache (plural Ursprachen)

  1. A proto-language.
    • 1993, Will Self, My Idea of Fun:
      I had lost him. He might have been speaking Ursprache, for all that I understood.

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

ur- +‎ Sprache

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔuːɐ̯ˌʃpʁaːxə/
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Noun[edit]

Ursprache f (genitive Ursprache, plural Ursprachen)

  1. proto-language
  2. original language
    Synonym: Originalsprache

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