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EtymologyEdit

From early modern Dutch gardine (contemporary Dutch gordijn), from French courtine, from Medieval Latin cōrtīna (curtain), from Latin cohors (court, enclosure).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡaʁˈdiːnə/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈdiːnə/ (common; particularly northern and central Germany)
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NounEdit

Gardine f (genitive Gardine, plural Gardinen)

  1. thin, translucid (often partly transparent) curtain covering a window

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  • Vorhang (curtain in general, particularly opaque)

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