Urteil

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German urteil, from Old High German urteil, urteili, from Proto-Germanic *uzdailiją ‎(judicial decision; verdict; judgement). Cognate with Dutch oordeel and English ordeal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʊʁtaɪ̯l/, [ˈʊʁtaɪ̯l], [ˈʊɐ̯taɪ̯l]
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Noun[edit]

Urteil n ‎(genitive Urteils or Urteiles, plural Urteile)

  1. judgement, verdict, sentence (court decision)
    Die Staatsanwaltschaft will das Urteil des Gerichts anfechten.
    The prosecutors are going to appeal against the judgement of the court.
  2. judgement, opinion, usually one given after detailed consideration
    Nach dem Urteil des Experten war das Gemälde eine Fälschung.
    The painting was a forgery according to the expert’s judgement.

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