Zweig

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zwīc, from Old High German zwīg, from Proto-Germanic *twīgą. Cognate with Dutch twijg, English twig. Compare the latter for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tsvaɪ̯k/, [t͡sʋaɪ̯k] (standard)
  • IPA(key): /tsvaɪ̯ç/ (northern and central Germany; chiefly colloquial)

Noun[edit]

Zweig m (genitive Zweigs or Zweiges, plural Zweige)

  1. branch, twig
  2. (figuratively) branch; section

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Holonyms[edit]

  • (branch, twig): Baum
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Further reading[edit]

  • Zweig” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Zweig in Duden online