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Starting shot

Starting shot (German) [edit]

Noun, m[To edit]

No longer valid spellings:

Starting shot

Word separation:

Start shot, plural: start shot


IPA: [ˈʃtaʁtˌʃʊs]
Audio samples: Starting shot (Info)


[1] Sports: Shot used to start a running competition
[2] transfer: Trigger for an action, start of a project


Determinative compound begin and shot


[2] Start signal

Generic terms:

[1] shot
[2] cause


[1] He sprinted before that Starting shot Come on.
[2] “That was that Starting shot for the most beautiful watermelon fight of all time. "[1]

Translations [edit]

[1] Wikipedia article "Starting shot"
[1, 2] Digital dictionary of the German language "Start Schuss"
[2] University of Leipzig: Vocabulary portal "Starting shot"
[1, 2] The Free Dictionary "Starting Shot"


  1. Luigi Brogna: The child under the lettuce leaf. Stories from my Sicilian family. 7th edition. Ullstein, Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-548-26348-9, page 72