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  • KEILER: And just in case you're curious, Soledad, that final winning word, ursprache, is German in origin and it means a parent language.

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  • Katharine close conquered "ursprache," but even more impressively, she conquered the boys.

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  • The winning words in recent competitions have included: pococurante; autochthonous; appoggiatura; ursprache; serrefine; guerdon; Laodicean.

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  • Lors des championnats les plus récents, les mots qui ont permis aux gagnants de remporter la victoire ont été pococurante, autochthonous, appoggiatura, ursprache, serrefine, guerdon et Laodicean.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • After that such words as xanthosis, vivisepulture, autochonous, ursprache and serrifine, to name a few, were winning words.

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  • A typically euphonic German word.

    May 12, 2008

  • A parent language; proto-language.

    May 12, 2008