What is a sword

Degen (German)

Part of speech: noun, (male)(Weapon)

Hyphenation:
De | gen, Plural: De | gen
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈDeːɡn̩]
Word meaning / definition:
1) outdated: Hand weapon with handle and long blade for striking or thrusting
2) Fencing: one of the fencing weapons, thrust weapon
Origin of the term:
Late Middle High German sword, possibly borrowed from Eastern French degue, the French dague corresponds to; the word has been used since the 14th century
General terms:
1) Hand weapon, weapon
2) sporting weapon, weapon
Application examples:
1) Sword are no longer in use as weapons of war.
1) “Since I didn't have my pistol with me, I drew it Swordbefore I pushed the door open. "
1) “A fellow traveler should take the lame animal with a Sword have stabbed. "
1) “At the highest level it is of the opinion that the German officer corps can rely on the wearing of a Sword as well as a gala uniform with a large medal buckle. "
2) Sport fencers measure themselves against Sword, Foil and saber.
Word formations:
Dagger duel, sword fencing, sword swallower
Cases:
Nominative: singular Sword; Plural Sword
Genitive: singular Sword; Plural Sword
Dative: singular Sword; Plural Sword
Accusative: singular Sword; Plural Sword

Translations

  • English: 2) epee
  • Finnish: 1) kalpa
  • French: 1) rapière (Female); 2) épée (Female)
  • Polish: szpada
  • Swedish: värja
  • Spanish: 2) espada
  • Czech: cord (male)
  • Hungarian: card

Part of speech: noun, (male)(Warrior)

Hyphenation:
De | gen, Plural: De | gen
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈDeːɡn̩]
Word meaning / definition:
1) outdated: Name for a warrior
Origin of the term:
Middle High German sword, Old High German degan, thegan, Germanic *þegna- "Boy, servant, warrior" has been documented since the 8th century
General terms:
1) warrior
Subordinate terms:
1) Warrior
Application examples:
1) In reports of previous wars, brave fighters are sometimes referred to as Sword designated.
Cases:
Nominative: singular Sword; Plural Sword
Genitive: singular Sword; Plural Sword
Dative: singular Sword; Plural Sword
Accusative: singular Sword; Plural Sword

Translations


Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

Christ Sword leaves the institution prematurely. The reasons.
Mopo, June 21, 2019

Spectacular find at the airport! There, in mid-July, customs officers found one while checking a shipping tube Sword - disguised as a flute.
BILD.de, August 17, 2018

Matthias Sword discussed with Arye Shalicar, the political scientist and writer, on the topic: Do Jews belong to Germany today?
WDR.de, February 14, 2019

An 88-year-old Norwegian had one Sword hidden in her walking stick - and wanted to fly from Munich to Oslo. She was only allowed to do this without the walking aid.
Augsburger Allgemeine, December 17, 2018

What do the grassroots think about the election to the CDU chairmanship? Stephan Sword lives in a village in Saxony. On some issues, the AfD was closer to him than his party.
DIE ZEIT, December 06, 2018

bob Sword with a splendid trio formation in the virtual Frankfurt jazz cellar.
Frankfurter Rundschau, July 10, 2020

Jonas Sword combines funny remarks on stage with music on the piano. That goes down very well.
Saarbrücker Zeitung, February 19, 2020

Hesse's SPD general secretary Christoph Sword expressed dismay after the fatal shots in Hanau. 'The bloody act last night in Hanau stunned me.
GMX, February 20, 2020

Matthias will speak in Düsseldorf Sword and the social scientist Prof.
WDR.de, May 28, 2020

Johanna Sword and Andrea Kleeberg-Niepage researched the motives and preferences of Tinder users. What tricks can you use to increase the hit rate?
Spiegel Online, January 5th, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.


Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • Fencing weapon: light weapon used in fencing
  • foil: Fencing: Thrusting weapon with a straight, blunted, square blade
  • rapier: double-edged cutting and thrusting weapon
  • Thrusting sword

Another word (synonym) for sword - Source: OpenThesaurus


Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "sword":

sword: ... Terms: 1) Cutting weapons, weapons Subordinate terms: 1) European sword types: epee, short sword, long sword, saber, knight sword 1) Japanese sword types: katana ...

saber: Century borrowed from Hungarian szablya, possibly via Polish szabla Opposite words: 1) rapier, sword, katana 2) rapier, foil General terms: 1) cutting weapon 2) thrust weapon Examples of use: 1) He rode ahead with his saber drawn

fencing:… [Fɔχt], past participle: [gəˈfɔχtn̩] Meaning of the word / definition: 1) fighting with blades (swords, rapiers, sabers, etc.) 2) begging, asking for something Origin of the term: ...

Cutting weapon: Weapon Subordinate terms: ax, sword, halberd, club, machete, whip, rod, saber, sax, brass knuckles, baton, sword, spathe, battle ax Examples of use: 1) He died of an injury from a cutting weapon


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