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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔrɡən/, [ˈmɔʁ-], [ˈmɔɐ̯-], [ˈmɔː-], [-ɡən], [-ɡŋ̍]
  • IPA(key): /mɔrŋ/, /mɔrjən/ (colloquial variants)
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German morgen, from Old High German morgan, from Proto-Germanic *murganaz, from Proto-Indo-European *merkʷ- (to blink, twinkle). Compare Low German Morgen, Dutch morgen, West Frisian moarn, English morn, morrow, Danish morgen, Swedish morgon.

NounEdit

Morgen m (genitive Morgens, plural Morgen or Morgende)

  1. morning (part of the day from dawn to noon)
  2. (agriculture, dated) morgen (measure of land equivalent to two acres); (informal) acre (when speaking vaguely), a quarter of a hectare (specific)
  3. (archaic, poetic) east (direction of the rising sun at an equinox)
    gen Morgen gehen
    walk in the direction where the sun rises
Usage notesEdit
  • The normal plural is unchanged Morgen. The dialectal plural Morgende is formed under the influence of Abende (evenings). It is rather common colloquially but hardly ever used in literary German.
  • Morgen includes the whole time of day between sunrise and noon, though the time roughly between 9 a.m. and noon is often specified as Vormittag.
DeclensionEdit

(times of day) Tageszeit; Morgendämmerung, Morgen, Mittag, Nachmittag, Abenddämmerung, Abend, Nacht, Mitternacht (Category: de:Times of day)

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Etymology 2Edit

From the adverb morgen.

NounEdit

Morgen n (genitive Morgen, no plural)

  1. tomorrow (the day after today)
  2. the future
    Unser Morgen ist wichtiger als unser Heute.
    Our future is more important than our present.

Low GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon morgan, from Proto-Germanic *murganaz, from Proto-Indo-European *merkʷ- (to blink, twinkle). Compare German Morgen, Dutch morgen, West Frisian moarn, English morn, morrow, Danish morgen, Swedish morgon.

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NounEdit

Morgen m (plural Morgende)

  1. morning

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