Zeichen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German zeichen, from Old High German zeihhan (sign, symbol), from Proto-Germanic *taikną, *taiknaz (sign), from Proto-Indo-European *deyḱ- (to show). Cognate with Dutch teken, English token, Swedish tecken.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtsaɪ̯çən/, [ˈt͡saɪ̯.çn̩]
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  • Hyphenation: Zei‧chen
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NounEdit

Zeichen n (genitive Zeichens, plural Zeichen, diminutive Zeichlein n or Zeichelchen n)

  1. sign, token
  2. sign, mark
  3. (typography) character
  4. (religion) sign, miracle, prodigy

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  • Polish: cecha[1]

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