Weiher

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German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de
German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wīwer, wīwære, from Old High German wīwāri, from Latin vīvārium. See the latter for cognates.

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Weiher m (genitive Weihers, plural Weiher)

  1. pond

Usage notes[edit]

  • The distinction between Weiher and Teich was originally purely regional, the former being chiefly western and southern, the latter northern and eastern. Today, both words are used alongside for natural ponds, but Teich is strongly predominant for man-made ones.

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