dachshund

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English[edit]

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A dachshund

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Dachshund (badger dog); Dachs (badger) +‎ Hund (dog).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɑːks.ˌhʊnd/, /ˈdæks.ˌhʊnd/, /ˈdæk.sənd/
  • (US) enPR: /däksʹ-ho͝ont'/, /dăksʹ-ho͝ond'/, IPA(key): /ˈdɑks.ˌhʊnt/, /ˈdæks.ˌhʊnd/, /ˈdɑk.sənd/

Noun[edit]

dachshund (plural dachshunds)

  1. A certain breed of dog having short legs and a long trunk, including miniature, long-haired, and short-haired varieties.
    • 1960, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, chapter XVI, in Jeeves in the Offing, London: Herbert Jenkins, OCLC 1227855:
      Say what you will of dachshunds, their peculiar shape makes them the easiest breed of dog to trip over in existence.
    • 2006, Ted Freeman, Doctor in Vanuatu, Suva, Fiji: Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific, →ISBN, page 35:
      We had decided to take a small dog for the children and we chose a tan, short-haired, six-week-old male dachshund. We named him Fritz.

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

dachshund m, f (plural dachshunds)

  1. dachshund (breed of dog)

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dachshund m (plural dachshunds)

  1. dachshund