Sein

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German[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Sein n ‎(genitive Seins, no plural)

  1. existence (the state of being, existing, or occurring)
    • c. 1810, August Wilhelm Schlegel translating William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act III, Scene I
      Sein oder Nichtsein, das ist hier die Frage
      To be, or not to be, that is the question

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External links[edit]

  • Sein in Duden online