Zwilling

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zwillinc, zwinelinc, from Old High German zwiniling from an original *twiniling, from Proto-Germanic *twinilingaz, from *twinaz + *-lingaz.

Compare Dutch tweeling, English twinling, Danish tvilling. More at twin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡svɪlɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: Zwil‧ling

Noun[edit]

Zwilling m (genitive Zwillings or Zwillinges, plural Zwillinge)

  1. twin

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Noun[edit]

Zwilling m (plural Zwillingen)

  1. twin
  2. Gemini (constellation and astrological sign)

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