Augenblick

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ougenblick (quick glance), corresponding to Auge (eye) +‎ Blick (glance). Cognate to Danish øjeblik, Dutch ogenblik, Icelandic augnablik, Swedish ögonblick, Yiddish אויגנבליק (oygnblik), Norwegian øyeblikk. Compare English eyeblink.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaʊɡənblɪk/, /aʊɡənˈblɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɪk

Noun[edit]

Augenblick m (genitive Augenblicks or Augenblickes, plural Augenblicke)

  1. moment, blink of an eye (very short period of time)

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