Tide

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Low German Tide, a variant of Getide, from Middle Low German getīde. Cognate with Dutch tij and getijde. Eventually related to Zeit (time) and English tide.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Tide f (genitive Tide, plural Tiden)

  1. (uncountable) tides (the periodic change of the sea level)
  2. (countable) tide (one cycle of eb and flood)
    • 2010, 8 July, Michael Stoessinger, “Ein Bild von einem Meer”, in: Stern 28
      – Da fangen Sie ja wenig. – Wieso datt denn? – Einmal im Jahr. – Nee, Quatsch, jetzt. Nach jeder Tide.
      - Then you don’t catch a lot. – Why that? – Once a year. – No, humbug, now. After each tide.

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External links[edit]

  • Tide in Duden online