Geschichte

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German geschicht(e) (event, struggle, story, history), from Old High German gisciht, from the verb Proto-Germanic *skehaną, whence German geschehen. Unrelated to Schicht.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈʃɪçtə/
  • Rhymes: -ɪçtə
  • Hyphenation: Ge‧schich‧te
  • (file)

NounEdit

Geschichte f (genitive Geschichte, plural Geschichten, diminutive Geschichtchen n)

  1. (uncountable) history
    Geschichte schreibento make history
    in die Geschichte eingehento go down in history
  2. story

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

history
story

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Luxembourgish: Geschicht
  • Silesian: gyszichta

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