künftig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kümftec, Old High German kumftīg.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

künftig (not comparable)

  1. future

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

künftig

  1. henceforth, in the future
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 23/2010, page 31:
      Betreiber von Atomkraftwerken müssen künftig eine neue Brennelementesteuer entrichten. Im Gegenzug werden die Laufzeiten der Meiler verlängert.
      Operators of nuclear power plants have to pay a new tax on fuel rods in the future. In return the operating lives of the reactors will be extended.

References[edit]

  1. ^ künftig in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891