See also: tide, tìde, and -tide

German edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from German Low German Tide, a variant of Getide, from Middle Low German getīde, equivalent to modern German ge- + Zeit (time). Cognate with Dutch tij, getijde, and English tide.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtiːdə/
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  • Rhymes: -iːdə

Noun edit

Tide f (genitive Tide, plural Tiden)

  1. (uncountable) tides (the periodic change of the sea level)
  2. (countable) tide (one cycle of ebb and flood)
    Synonym: Gezeitenwechsel
    • 2010, 8 July, Michael Stoessinger, “Ein Bild von einem Meer”, in: Stern 28
      – Da fangen Sie ja wenig. – Wieso datt denn? – Einmal im Jahr. – Nee, Quatsch, jetzt. Nach jeder Tide.
      - Then you don’t catch a lot. – Why that? – Once a year. – No, humbug, now. After each tide.

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Further reading edit

  • Tide” in Duden online
  • Tide” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache