Jahrzehnt

GermanEdit

 
German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

EtymologyEdit

18th-century coinage displacing older ambiguous Dekade (ten years; ten days). From Jahr (year) +‎ zehn (ten) with final -t probably on the model of older Jahrhundert (century), or possibly from zehnter (tenth). Compare Dutch jaartiental (decade).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ja(ːɐ̯)ˈtseːnt/
  • Hyphenation: Jahr‧zehnt
  • (file)

NounEdit

Jahrzehnt n (strong, genitive Jahrzehntes or Jahrzehnts, plural Jahrzehnte)

  1. decade
    Synonym: Dekade

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Jahrzehnt” in Duden online
  • Jahrzehnt” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Jahrzehnt” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache