Tugend

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German tugent, from Old High German tugund (virtue, power), from Proto-Germanic *dugunþō (usefulness, virtue). Cognate with English douth, dought.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtuːɡn̩t/
  • Hyphenation: Tu‧gend
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Noun[edit]

Tugend f (genitive Tugend, plural Tugenden)

  1. virtue
    • 2004 October 1, “Acht-Schwänze-und-ein-halber [Eight-and-a-Half-Tails]”, in Meister von Kamigawa [Champions of Kamigawa], Wizards of the Coast:
      Tugend ist ein inneres Licht, das in jeder Seele scheinen kann.‟
      “Virtue is an inner light that can prevail in every soul.”

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