entweder

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

ent- +‎ weder

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛntveːdɐ/
  • (file)

ConjunctionEdit

entweder

  1. either
    entweder ... odereither ... or

Usage notesEdit

  • Used only in the pair "entweder ... oder", like either-or in English, or in Italian.
  • Syntactically, entweder may be treated like a coordinating conjunction or like an adverb. In the latter case, inversion takes place without there being any change in meaning. Compare:
Entweder du gehst nach Hause oder du bleibst noch.
Entweder gehst du nach Hause oder du bleibst noch.
Either you go home or you stay some more.

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German entweder.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæntˌveːdeʀ/, [ˈændˌveːdɐ]

ConjunctionEdit

entweder

  1. either

Usage notesEdit

  • entweder is always paired with oder, like either with or.