Hochzeit

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German hōchzīt, hōchgezīt, from hōha gezīt(high celebration).

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Noun[edit]

Hochzeit f ‎(genitive Hochzeit, plural Hochzeiten)

  1. wedding (a ceremony in which people are married and/or a celebration thereof)
    Die Hochzeit der Oscar-Preisträgerin war tagelang Hauptthema in der Klatschpresse.
    The Ocar award winner’s wedding was the main topic of the yellow press for days.

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Etymology 2[edit]

hoch(high) +‎ Zeit(time)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhoːxˌt͡saɪt/

Noun[edit]

Hochzeit f ‎(genitive Hochzeit, plural Hochzeiten)

  1. heyday, height
    Es war die Hochzeit der Azteken.
    It was the heyday of the Aztecs.