Zeitung

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German[edit]

Zeitungen

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch tīdinge, whence is borrowed Middle High German zīdunge (West Central German), from Proto-West Germanic *tīdungō (message), from the verb *tīdōjan (to happen), from Proto-Germanic *tīdiz (time, interval). From this the later Upper German form zītunge, and then the modern form.

Compare Dutch tijding, English tiding, Swedish tidning, Hunsrik Zeidung.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡saɪ̯tʊŋ/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡saɪ̯tʊŋk/ (some speakers, chiefly northern Germany)
  • Hyphenation: Zei‧tung
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Zeitung f (genitive Zeitung, plural Zeitungen)

  1. newspaper
  2. (archaic) tidings, news

Declension[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Zeitung” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Zeitung” in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Zeitung. The inherited Luxembourgish cognate is obsolete Zeideng (tidings).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtsai̯tuŋ/, [ˈt͡sɑɪ̯.tuŋ]

Noun[edit]

Zeitung f (plural Zeitungen)

  1. newspaper

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