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Tailgate (German) [edit]

Noun, f[To edit]

Word separation:

Heck · klap · pe, plural: Heck · klap · pen


IPA: [ˈhɛkˌklapə]
Audio samples: Tailgate (Info)
Rhymes: -ɛkklapə


[1] the rear flap with a window on many cars, which is opened up


Determinative compound from nouns Rear and flap


[1] trunk lid

Generic terms:

[1] flap


[1] Please close the Tailgate.

Translations [edit]

References and further information:

[*] Duden editorial team (editor): Duden, German spelling. In: The Duden in twelve volumes. 25th edition. Volume 1, Dudenverlag, Mannheim / Leipzig / Vienna / Zurich 2009, ISBN 978-3-411-04015-5, "Tailgate", page 526.
[1] Wikipedia article "Tailgate"
[1] Digital dictionary of the German language "Heckklappe"
[1] University of Leipzig: Vocabulary portal "Tailgate"
[1] The Free Dictionary "tailgate"
[*] Online vocabulary information system German "Heckklappe"
[1] Duden online "tailgate"
[1] Dieter Götz, Günther Haensch, Hans Wellmann (editors): Langenscheidt Compact Diccionario Didáctico Alemán - Para aprender alemán en alemán. Original title: Langenscheidts Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache 1998. 1st edition (for the Spanish-speaking area). Langenscheidt, Barcelona 1999, ISBN 84-95199-49-1, page 457, entry "tailgate"