Zeichen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zeichen, from Old High German zeihhan (sign, symbol), from Proto-Germanic *taikną, *taiknaz (sign), from Proto-Indo-European *deyǵ-, *deyḱ- (to show). Cognate with Dutch teken, English token, Swedish tecken.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtsaɪ̯çn̩/, /ˈtsaɪ̯çən/
  • Hyphenation: Zei‧chen
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Zeichen n (genitive Zeichens, plural Zeichen)

  1. characters, marks, sign
  2. token

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