entgegen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German engegen, from Old High German ingegin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʔɛntˈɡeːɡŋ̩], [ʔɛntˈɡeːɡən]

AdverbEdit

entgegen

  1. against

Derived termsEdit

PrepositionEdit

entgegen

  1. (with dative) toward
    Das Kind läuft der Mutter entgegen : The child runs toward the mother.

Usage notesEdit

  • (chemistry) used as an abbreviation, E, for trans (see also zusammen)
Last modified on 15 August 2013, at 20:24