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der Streich


the prank
(Sounds a bit more childish than "prank". Used to have a much broader sense of "dealing a blow")

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Word of the Day - "streichen"

A fun look at the family of "streichen" and what painting your wall has to do with emphasis, petting your cat and pranks.


streichen, durchstreichen, der Strich, der Aufstrich, der Abstrich, streicheln, der Streich

Word Family

Root: *streig-
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