Idee

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See also: idee, idée, and ideé

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French idée, from Latin idea (a (Platonic) idea; archetype), from Ancient Greek ἰδέα (idéa, notion, pattern), from εἴδω (eídō, I see).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /iˈdeː/, [ʔiˈdeː], [ʔɪˈdeː]
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  • Rhymes: -eː

Noun[edit]

Idee f (genitive Idee, plural Ideen, diminutive Idechen n or Idelein n)

  1. idea
    Synonyms: Ahnung, Begriff, Einfall, Gedanke, Vorstellung
    Gute Idee!Good idea!
    Hast du eine Idee, wo meine Schlüssel sind?
    You have any idea where my keys are?

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Further reading[edit]

  • Idee” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Idee” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Idee” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Idee on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de