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EtymologyEdit

Compound of aller (genitive plural of alle, "all") + Dings (genitive singular of Ding, "thing") (compare schlechterdings). Before the 19th century, the full form aller Dinge ("of all things", with the plural Dinge) was used.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔalɐdɪŋs/, /ʔalɐˈdɪŋs/
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AdverbEdit

allerdings

  1. but, however
    Es wird allerdings die Vermutung ausgesprochen...
    It is, however, conjectured...
  2. indeed!
    Tut es sehr weh? Allerdings!
    Does it hurt a lot? Indeed!

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