Ankömmling

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ankommen (to arrive) +‎ -ling.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈanˌkœmlɪŋ]
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  • Hyphenation: An‧kömm‧ling

Noun[edit]

Ankömmling m (genitive Ankömmlings, plural Ankömmlinge)

  1. (of a person) arrival, new arrival, newcomer, newly arrived person
    • 1851, Theodor Storm, Sommergeschichten und Lieder, Duncker, page 61:
      Während der Geigenspieler in raschem Tempo das Nachspiel einsetzte, gesellte sich ein neuer Ankömmling zu der Gruppe.
      While the violin player began the postlude in fast tempo, a newly arrived person joined the group.

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