alleinerziehend

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From allein (alone) +‎ erziehend (bringing up).

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  • IPA(key): /aˈlaɪnɛɐ̯tsiːənt/
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  • Hyphenation: al‧lein‧er‧zie‧hend

Adjective[edit]

alleinerziehend (strong nominative masculine singular alleinerziehender, not comparable)

  1. (having the status of a) single parent; single (mother/father)
    • 2015, Tim Krohn, Nachts in Vals:
      Lise Lavoisier war früh Mutter geworden, sie war alleinerziehend und gönnte sich nicht viel.
      Lise Lavoisier had had a child young; she was a single mother and did not treat herself very often.

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