bassarmann

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bassar (water) +‎ mann (man). Compare German Wassermann (Aquarius), Luxembourgish Waassermann (water carier; Aquarius), Dutch waterman (water boy), English waterman (sailor, boatman).

Noun[edit]

bassarmann m (plural bassarmannediminutive bassarménle)

  1. plumber
    Dar bassarmann richtet (un prichet) de tuuben 'me bassare.
    The plumber adjusts (and breaks) the water pipes.

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References[edit]

  • “bassarmann” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo