Takt

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See also: takt and täkt

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tāctus (touch). Sense “tact” via French tact.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /takt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -akt

Noun[edit]

Takt m (genitive Taktes or Takts, plural Takte)

  1. tact (keen perception or discernment)
    Synonyms: Feingefühl, Taktgefühl
  2. (music) time
  3. (music) bar, measure
  4. interval
    im Stundentakthourly (literally, “at intervals of an hour”)
  5. (by extension, colloquial, in the plural) moment
    Können wir ein paar Takte miteinander reden?(please add an English translation of this usage example)

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