Viertel

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German[edit]

German numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: vier
    Ordinal: vierte
    Sequence adverb: viertens
    Ordinal abbreviation: 4.
    Adverbial: viermal
    Adverbial abbreviation: 4-mal
    Multiplier: vierfach
    Multiplier abbreviation: 4-fach
    Fractional: Viertel
    Polygon: Viereck
    Polygon abbreviation: 4-Eck
    Polygonal adjective: viereckig
    Polygonal adjective abbreviation: 4-eckig
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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German fiorteil. Equivalent to vier +‎ Teil.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪʁtəl/, [ˈfɪʁtl̩], [ˈfɪɐ̯tl̩], [ˈfɪʁtəl], [ˈfɪɐ̯təl]; recommended by Duden and DWDS: [ˈfɪʁtl̩]
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Noun[edit]

Viertel n or (alternatively in Switzerland) m (strong, genitive Viertels, plural Viertel)

  1. (fractional number) quarter, fourth

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

Viertel n (strong, genitive Viertels, plural Viertel)

  1. Clipping of Stadtviertel; quarter, neighbourhood (of a town or city)
    Synonym: (Switzerland) Quartier

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Descendants[edit]

  • Lower Sorbian: běrtyl

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Further reading[edit]

  • Viertel” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Viertel” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon