jeder

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ieweder, from Old High German ioweder (êo-hwedar). Around the 14th century, the word merged with ieder, at which point the dual sense, "both", died out.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

jeder

  1. each
    Jedem das Seine — to each his own

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Adjective[edit]

jeder

  1. each, every
    Jedes Mal — each time

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Declension[edit]


  • There's also a plural, jede/jeder/jeden/jede, which is used when it describes an interval, spacing, etc. and it modifies a word in the plural. For example ‘jede zwei Tage’ (every two days) is more standard than ‘jeder zwei Tage’.

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