GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ēwig. Compare Dutch eeuwig.

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ewig (comparative ewiger, superlative am ewigsten)

  1. eternal, everlasting

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AdverbEdit

ewig

  1. eternally, for ever
    Das wird ewig so bleiben. – It will remain like this for ever.
  2. (chiefly colloquial) always
    Er ist ewig am Meckern. – He's always grumping.

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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ēwa +‎ -ig.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ēwig

  1. eternal

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ēwa +‎ -ig.

AdjectiveEdit

ēwig

  1. eternal

DeclensionEdit


Last modified on 26 March 2014, at 14:58