endlich

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German endelīch (final), equivalent to Ende (end) +‎ -lich (-ly). See endly.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

endlich (not comparable)

  1. finite, limited

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

endlich

  1. eventually, at last, finally, endly
    • 1931, Arthur Schnitzler, Flucht in die Finsternis, S. Fischer Verlag, page 105:
      Sie schwiegen lange. Als er endlich etwas sagen wollte, wehrte sie leise ab. „Heute nichts mehr, ich bitte dich darum“
      They were silent for a long time. When he finally wanted to say something, she softly refused. „Nothing more today, I beg you for that“