Meaning of Märchen in English:

Märchen

noun

(also märchen)
  • A folk tale, a fairy tale, especially in the Germanic tradition.

Pronunciation

Märchen

/ˈmɛːʃən/ /ˈmɛːxən/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), author. From German Märchen fairy tale.