Wappen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wāpen (weapon; coat of arms), from Middle Low German wâpen (weapon; coat of arms). See Waffe (weapon), the doublet and Low German form. The two forms were originally synonymous, but were semantically separated in early modern German.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvapən/, [ˈvapən], [ˈvapm̩]
  • Hyphenation: Wap‧pen

Noun[edit]

Wappen n (genitive Wappens, plural Wappen)

  1. (heraldry) coat of arms

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