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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ogenblic, from Middle Low German ōgenblik. Compare Norwegian øyeblikk, Danish øjeblik, German Augenblick, Icelandic augnablik, Swedish ögonblick, Yiddish אויגנבליק(oygnblik), and English eyeblink. Equivalent to oog (eye) +‎ -en- +‎ blik (look).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌoː.ɣənˈblɪk/
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  • Hyphenation: ogen‧blik

NounEdit

ogenblik n (plural ogenblikken, diminutive ogenblikje n)

  1. moment, blink of an eye (instant of time)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: oomblik