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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ēwig. Compare Dutch eeuwig, English eche.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ewig ‎(comparative ewiger, superlative am ewigsten)

  1. eternal, everlasting
    Wahrlich, wahrlich, ich sage euch: Wer an mich glaubt, der hat das ewige Leben. — Johannes 6:47
    Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life. — John 6:47

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

ewig

  1. eternally, for ever
    Das wird ewig so bleiben. – It will remain like this for ever.
  2. (chiefly colloquial) always
    Er ist ewig am Meckern. – He's always grumping.

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External linksEdit

  • ewig in Duden online

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ēwa +‎ -ig.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈeːwiɣ/, /'eːwig/

AdjectiveEdit

ēwig

  1. eternal

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Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ēwa +‎ -ig.

AdjectiveEdit

ēwig

  1. eternal

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