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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch morgen and German Morgen, both literally "morning", probably originally indicated the amount of land that can be ploughed by a team of oxen in a morning.

NounEdit

morgen (plural morgen or morgens)

  1. (historical) A unit of measurement of land in the Netherlands and the Dutch colonies and parts of the United States, where it was equivalent two about two acres; and in Denmark, Norway and parts of Germany, where it was equivalent to about two-thirds of an acre. [from 17th c.]
    • 1969, Doris Lessing, The Four-Gated City, 1993 edition, HarperCollins, page 68:
      ‘All my life spent hating a poor little tyrant on a few morgen of poor soil, and he'd never known anything else.’

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse morginn, morgunn, from Proto-Germanic *murganaz, from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥Hko (to blink, twinkle). Compare Norwegian Bokmål morgen, Swedish morgon, Icelandic morgunn, English morn, morrow, Low German Morgen, West Frisian moarn, Dutch morgen, German Morgen.

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morgen c

  1. morning (the part of the day after midnight and before midday)

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch morgen, from Old Dutch morgan, from Proto-Germanic *murganaz, from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥Hko (to blink, twinkle). Compare Low German Morgen, German Morgen, West Frisian moarn, English morn, morrow, Danish morgen, Swedish morgon.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔrɣə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mor‧gen
  • Rhymes: -ɔrɣən

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morgen

  1. tomorrow

NounEdit

morgen m (plural morgens, diminutive morgentje n)

  1. morning

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔʁɡən/, /ˈmɔɐ̯ɡŋ̩/
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morgen

  1. tomorrow

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse morginn, morgunn, from Proto-Germanic *murganaz, from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥Hko (to blink, twinkle). Compare Danish morgen, Swedish morgon, Icelandic morgunn, English morn, morrow, Dutch morgen, German Morgen.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ˈmɔːrˌən/, [ˈmɔːˌɳ̍]

NounEdit

morgen m (definite singular morgenen, indefinite plural morgener, definite plural morgenene)

  1. morning (the part of the day after midnight and before midday)

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Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *murganaz, from a pre-Germanic *mr̥kéno, *mr̥kóno, from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥Hko (to blink, twinkle). Cognate with Old Saxon morgan (Low German Morgen and Morrn or Morren), West Frisian moarn, Dutch morgen, Old High German morgan (German Morgen), Old Norse morghon (Danish morgen, Swedish morgon), Old Norse morginn, morgunn; compare also (from a variant Germanic base) Old Norse myrginn, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌲𐌹𐌽𐍃 (maurgins).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmorɡen/, [ˈmorɣen]

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morgen m

  1. Morning
    Gōdne morgen!
    Good morning!
    on morgen
    in the morning
    Ġiestranmorgen iċ āwōc of þām seldsumestan swefne.
    Yesterday morning I awoke from the strangest dream.
  2. Morrow, the next day
    morgen
    tomorrow

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