What are body parts

body part

Body part (German) [edit]

Noun, m[To edit]

Word separation:

Body part, plural: body parts


IPA: [ˈkœʁpɐˌtaɪ̯l]
Audio samples: body part (Info)


[1] Anatomy: part of a body


Determinative compound from nouns body and part


[1] extremity, organ


[1] Arm, eye, leg, stomach, chest, breast, thumb, finger, foot, neck, hand, head, mouth, back, toe


[1] “The experienced hang glider grows together functionally and in terms of experience so closely with his aircraft that the wing he has put on becomes something new body part which he uses like an extended arm or a well-fitting prosthesis. "[1]
[1] A leg is a Body part.
[1] “Most noticeable are endless tables with numbers that provide information about the average values ​​of children body parts give."[2]

Characteristic word combinations:

[1] onebody partamputate / remove, onebody partto lose
[1] Amputation of oneBody part

Translations [edit]

References and further information:

[1] Wikipedia article "Part of the body"
[1] Digital dictionary of the German language "body part"
[1] University of Leipzig: Vocabulary portal "Body part"
[1] Duden online "body part"


  1. Siegbert A. Warwitz: Search for meaning in risk. Life in growing rings. Explanatory models for cross-border behavior. Schneider, Baltmannsweiler 2016, ISBN 978-3-8340-1620-1, page 95.
  2. Sabine Bode: The forgotten generation. The war children break their silence. 3. Edition. Klett-Cotta, Stuttgart 2013, ISBN 978-3-608-94797-7, page 60