Gegend

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the preposition gegen, a calque on Vulgar Latin (terra) contrata (compare country) from the preposition contra. Cognate to Dutch jegenode (region).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Gegend f (genitive Gegend, plural Gegenden)

  1. region

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