Gegenwart

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gegenwart, from Old High German geginwartī, in which the component wart is related with Old High German Werden. "-wart" is cognate to Old English -weard, Old Saxon -ward, Old Norse -varðr

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡeːɡn̩ˌvaʁt/
  • Hyphenation: Ge‧gen‧wart
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Gegenwart f (genitive Gegenwart, no plural)

  1. the present
  2. presence (of someone/something)
    Synonym: Anwesenheit

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