durch

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German durch, from Old High German duruh, from Proto-Germanic *þurhw, akin to Old English thuru and English through

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dʊʁç/, /dʊɐ̯ç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /dʊɐ̯x/, /dʊɪ̯ç/ (regionally)
  • (file)

Preposition[edit]

durch (+ accusative)

  1. by means of; by; through
  2. through; entering, then exiting
  3. via
  4. owing to; because of
  5. (mathematics) divided by

Postposition[edit]

durch (+ accusative)

  1. during; throughout; through
    den ganzen Tag durch — “the whole day through”
  2. (colloquial, with a time) past
    Es ist acht Uhr durch. — “It is past eight o’clock.”

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