Aufenthalt

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ūfenthalt (stay), derived from ūfenthalten, a variant of ūfhalten, whence modern German aufhalten (to stay). Formally auf- +‎ ent- +‎ Halt.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈaʊ̯f.ʔɛntˌhalt/ (prescriptive standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈaʊ̯.fəntˌhalt/ (normal)
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Noun[edit]

Aufenthalt m (genitive Aufenthalts, plural Aufenthalte)

  1. stay; residence; presence (the state of being in a place)
  2. sojourn; stop (a short stay)
  3. (literary) residence (a place where one lives or stays)

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