Morgen

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɔɐ̯ɡŋ̩], [ˈmɔɐ̯ɡən], [ˈmɔʁɡŋ̩], [ˈmɔʁɡən]
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German morgen, from Old High German morgan, from Proto-Germanic *murganaz, from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥Hko ‎(to blink, twinkle). Compare Low German Morgen, Dutch morgen, West Frisian moarn, English morn, morrow, Danish morgen, Swedish morgon.

Noun[edit]

Morgen m ‎(genitive Morgens, plural Morgen or Morgende)

  1. morning
  2. morgen (measure of land)
Usage notes[edit]
  • The normal plural is unchanged Morgen.
  • The plural Morgende is of dialectal origin. It is rather common colloquially but rarely ever used in literary German.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the adverb morgen.

Noun[edit]

Morgen n ‎(genitive Morgen, no plural)

  1. the future

Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Morren (usually found as "Morr'n", might hence be just a misspelling of Morrn)
  • Morrn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon morgan, from Proto-Germanic *murganaz, from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥Hko ‎(to blink, twinkle). Compare German Morgen, Dutch morgen, West Frisian moarn, English morn, morrow, Danish morgen, Swedish morgon.

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Noun[edit]

Morgen m ‎(plural Morgende)

  1. morning