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Text passage

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Text passage (German) [edit]

Noun, f[To edit]

Word separation:

Text · pas · sa · ge, plural: Text · pas · sa · gen


IPA: [ˈtɛkstpaˌsaːʒə]
Audio samples: Text passage (Info)


[1] Contiguous section from a text


Determinative compound from nouns text and passage


[1] Text section, text excerpt

Generic terms:

[1] passage


[1] Standard text passage
[1] Paragraph, chapter, passage


[1] “If you consider these short ones alone Text passages, then it is noticeable that the author Sparschuh handles the selection and combination of the alliterative language material quite confidently. "[1]
[1] “It is revealing that when this lecture was published again in an anthology published in 1949, the quoted Text passage is missing."[2]

Translations [edit]

References and further information:

[1] Wikipedia article "Text passage"
[*] Digital dictionary of the German language "Textpassage"
[*] University of Leipzig: Vocabulary portal "Text passage"
[1] Duden online "text passage"


  1. Dagmar lead: Initial worlds. Creative language games with alliterations. In: The language service. Number 6, 2012, pages 253-265, quotation from page 263.
  2. Dieter Heinrich: A directory of western Poland. In: philately. The magazine of the Association of German Philatelists. Number 506, September 2019, ISSN 1619-5892, page 25., DNB 012758477.