Morgen

See also: morgen

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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 normal plural is unchanged Morgen.
  • The plural Morgende is of dialectal origin. It is rather common colloquially but rarely used in literary German.
DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Usage notice: "Morgen" ist the day of the time when the sun rises, "Vormittag" the time between breakfast and lunch.

Derived termsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

From the adverb morgen.

NounEdit

Morgen n ‎(genitive Morgen, no plural)

  1. tomorrow
    "Morgen, morgen, nur nicht heute," sagen alle faulen Leute. — "Tomorrow, tomorrow not today," all the lazy people say.
  2. the future
    Morgen ist alles besser — Soon all will be better

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

  1. east (outmoded)
    gen Morgen gehen = walk in the direction where the sun rises
SynonymsEdit
  1. Morgenland



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
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