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. (by extension, colloquial, in the plural) moment
    Können wir ein paar Takte miteinander reden?Can we talk a few bars?
  5. interval
    im Stundentakthourly (literally, “at intervals of an hour”)

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