Zeit

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zīt, from Old High German zīt, from Proto-Germanic *tīdiz, from Proto-Indo-European *dīti- (time, period), from *dī- (time). Cognate with Low German Tiet, Tied, Dutch tijd, English tide, Danish tid. Also cognate, more distantly, with English time.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tsaɪ̯t]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Zeit

Noun[edit]

Zeit f (genitive Zeit, plural Zeiten)

  1. time
  2. (grammar) tense

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