Jugend

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German jugund, from Proto-Germanic *jugunþiz. Akin to Old Saxon juguth, English youth.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjuːɡənt/, [ˈjuːɡŋ̍t]
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  • Hyphenation: Ju‧gend

Noun[edit]

Jugend f (genitive Jugend, no plural)

  1. youth (quality or state of being young; part of life following childhood)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Jugend” in Duden online
  • Jugend in DWDS (Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache)

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly inherited from Middle High German jugent, from Old High German jugund, from Proto-Germanic *jugunþiz. Cognate with Dutch jeugd, English youth. The Rheinisches Wörterbuch considers both this word and the rhyming Dugend borrowings from German, though they are phonetically regular.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈju(ː)ʁent/, [ˈju(ː).ʁənt]

Noun[edit]

Jugend f (uncountable)

  1. youth