Woche

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German woche, from Old High German wohha, alteration of older wehha, from Proto-West Germanic *wikā, from Proto-Germanic *wikǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *weyg- (to bend, wind, turn, yield). Compare English and Dutch week, West Frisian wike, Danish uge, Swedish vecka.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɔxə/
  • Hyphenation: Wo‧che
  • (Germany)
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  • (Austria)
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Noun[edit]

Woche f (genitive Woche, plural Wochen, diminutive Wöchlein n or Wöchelchen n)

  1. week (period of seven days counting from Monday to Sunday, or from Sunday to Saturday)
    ab nächster Wochefrom next week on
  2. week (any period of seven consecutive days)
    schon seit einer Wochefor a week already
  3. week; weekdays (those days of a given week on which most people work)
    unter der Wocheduring the week

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Hunsrik[edit]

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Woche f

  1. plural of Woch

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Woche

  1. plural of Woch