Dictionary noun *(s)plei- spülen Geschirrspülmaschine


the dishwasher


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Word of the Day - "der Abwasch"

The fun world of doing the dishes in German. We'll learn words like pot, pan or plate and more importantly, we'll learn the phrasings for cleaning them :)


der Abwasch, abwaschen, waschen, Pfanne, Topf

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Root: *(s)plei-

This is one of several Indo-European roots that were about the core idea of:

splitting, splicing

This one is the origin of English split, splice and flint. 

The German Spule (coil) originally was a cut off round piece of wood you used to wrap your yarn around.

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