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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wiljakumô. Cognate to English welcome, Dutch welkom, Danish velkommen, and many other Germanic forms. Germanic term also calqued to Romance, as in French bienvenu, bienvenue.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɪlˈkɔmən/, [vɪlˈkʰɔmən], [-mn̩], [-mː]
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AdjectiveEdit

willkommen

  1. welcome
    willkommene Nachrichtenwelcome news
    (with accusative object) (einen/jemanden) willkommen heißento welcome (someone)

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InterjectionEdit

willkommen

  1. welcome
    Willkommen in Deutschland! — Welcome to Germany!

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