What is the feminine of a servant

Valet

Valet (German) [edit]

Noun, m[To edit]

Word separation:

Kam · mer · die · ner, plural: Kam · mer · die · ner

Pronunciation:

IPA: [ˈkamɐˌdiːnɐ]
Audio samples: Valet (Info)

Meanings:

[1] Member of the household who was responsible for the supervision and care of the princely private apartments

Origin:

Determinative compound from nouns chamber and servant

Female word forms:

[1] valet

Generic terms:

[1] servant

Examples:

[1] "After his return, he became a violinist and Valet employed, from 1714 he was Vice Kapellmeister at the Salzburg court. "[1]
[1] "Five to twelve filled the Valet Emil picked up the champagne glasses and turned the radio to the highest volume. "[2]
[1] “The gray-haired one Valet sat half asleep in the huge cabinet and listened to the prince's snoring. "[3]

Translations [edit]

References and further information:

[1] Wikipedia article "Valet"
[1] Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm: German dictionary. 16 volumes in 32 sub-volumes. Leipzig 1854–1961 "valet"
[1] Digital dictionary of the German language "valet"
[1] University of Leipzig: Vocabulary portal "Valet"
[1] The Free Dictionary "valet"
[1] Duden online "valet"
[1] Wissen.de - Dictionary "valet"
[1] PONS - German spelling "valet"
[*] Online vocabulary information system German - elexiko "valet"

Swell:

  1. Wikipedia article "Carl Heinrich Biber" (stable version)
  2. Theo Sommer: 1945. The biography of a year. Rowohlt, Reinbek 2005, ISBN 3-498-06382-0, page 17f.
  3. Leo N. Tolstoy: War and peace. Novel. Paul List Verlag, Munich 1953 (translated by Werner Bergengruen), page 121. Original Russian version 1867.