Umgang

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *umbigangaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʊmɡaŋ/, [ˈʔʊmɡaŋ]

Noun[edit]

Umgang m (genitive Umgangs or Umganges, plural Umgänge)

  1. dealings, (social) intercourse
    • 1960, Marie Luise Kaschnitz, ‘Das Wunder’:
      Der Umgang mit Don Crescenzo ist schwierig, weil er überhaupt nichts hören kann.
      Dealing with Don Crescenzo is difficult because he can't hear anything at all.
  2. acquaintances
  3. (church) procession

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