Freude

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vrowede, from Old High German frouwida, frewida, from Proto-Germanic *frawiþō(joy), from Proto-Indo-European *prew-(to jump; hop).

Cognate with Dutch vreugde(joy), German Low German Freid(joy), Swedish fröjd(delight; rejoicing). Compare also Danish fryd(joy), Norwegian fryd(joy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfʀɔɪ̯də/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Freu‧de

Noun[edit]

Freude f ‎(genitive Freude, plural Freuden)

  1. joy, happiness

Declension[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

External links[edit]