Aktie

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch actie (stock), from Middle Dutch actie (legal claim), from Latin āctiō. Doublet of Aktion and Action.

An earlier borrowing in the sense “legal claim” remained restricted to north-western Germany. In Dutch itself, both of the mentioned senses are obsolete.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈak.tsi̯ə/, [ˈʔak.t͡sjə], [ˈʔak.t͡si.ə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Aktie f (genitive Aktie, plural Aktien)

  1. (finance) share, stock
    Synonyms: (overall rare) Anteilschein, (only in context) Anteil
    Aktiengesellschaftjoint stock company

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Aktie” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Aktie” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Aktie” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Aktie on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de