willkommen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to English welcome, Dutch welkom, Danish velkommen, and many other Germanic forms. Germanic term also calqued to Romance, as in French bienvenu, bienvenue.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɪlˈkɔmən/, [vɪlˈkʰɔmən], [-mn̩], [-mː]

Adjective[edit]

willkommen

  1. welcome
    willkommene Nachrichtenwelcome news
    (with dative object) einen willkommen heißento welcome (someone)

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Interjection[edit]

willkommen

  1. welcome
    Willkommen in Deutschland! — Welcome to Germany!

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