Morgen

See also: morgen

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɔɐ̯ɡŋ̩], [ˈmɔɐ̯ɡən], [ˈmɔʁɡŋ̩], [ˈmɔʁɡən]
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German morgen, from Old High German morgan, from Proto-Germanic *murganaz, from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥Hko (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
  2. morgen (measure of land)
Usage notesEdit

The colloquial plural Morgende has its antetypes in many German dialects (cf. Low German Morgende, Luxembourgish Muerenter, and so forth). It is never used in standard German.

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Etymology 2Edit

From the adverb morgen.

NounEdit

Morgen n (genitive Morgen, no plural)

  1. the future

Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • Morren (usually found as "Morr'n", might hence be just a misspelling of Morrn)
  • Morrn

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Morgen m (plural Morgende)

  1. morning
Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 01:56