origin

origin
noun
(derivation) Abstammung, die; Herkunft, die; (beginnings) Anfänge Pl.; (of world etc.) Entstehung, die; (source) Ursprung, der; (of belief, rumour) Quelle, die

be of humble origin, have humble origins — bescheidener Herkunft sein

country of origin — Herkunftsland, das

have its origin in something — seinen Ursprung in etwas (Dat.) haben

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['ori‹in] 1. noun
(the place or point from which anything first comes; the cause: the origin(s) of the English language; the origin of the disagreement.) der Ursprung
- academic.ru/52160/original">original
2. noun
1) (the earliest version: This is the original - all the others are copies.) das Original
2) (a model from which a painting etc is made: She is the original of the famous portrait.) das Original
- originality
- originally
- originate
- origins
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ori·gin
[ˈɒrɪʤɪn, AM ˈɔ:rə-]
n
1. (beginning, source) Ursprung m; of a river Quelle f
the story has obscure \origins der Ursprung dieser Geschichte ist unklar
in \origin ursprünglich
her problems are psychological in \origin ihre Probleme sind psychischer Natur
the \origin of the universe der Ursprung [o die Entstehung] des Universums
2. (place sth/sb comes from) Herkunft f kein pl; (ancestral also) Abstammung f kein pl
his \origins are in the south of France er stammt aus Südfrankreich
country of \origin Herkunftsland nt
products of foreign \origin Produkte ausländischer Herkunft
to be of African/Chinese/French \origin afrikanischer/chinesischer/französischer Abstammung sein
to be of humble \origins aus einfachen Verhältnissen kommen [o stammen
3. MATH [Koordinaten]ursprung m, Nullpunkt m
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['ɒrIdZɪn]
n
1) Ursprung m, Herkunft f; (of person, family) Herkunft f, Abstammung f; (of world) Entstehung f; (of river) Ursprung m (geh)

to have its origin in sth — auf etw (acc) zurückgehen; (river) in etw (dat) entspringen

his family had its origin in France — seine Familie ist französischer Herkunft

country of origin — Herkunftsland nt

nobody knew the origin of that story — niemand wusste, wie die Geschichte entstanden war

what are his origins? — was für eine Herkunft hat er?

2) (MATH) Ursprung m
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origin [ˈɒrıdʒın; US auch ˈɑr-] s
1. Ursprung m:
a) Quelle f (eines Flusses):
have its origin in entspringen in (dat)
b) Abstammung f, Herkunft f:
of humble origin(s) von niederer Herkunft;
a word of Latin origin ein Wort lateinischen Ursprungs;
a man of Spanish origin ein Mann spanischer Herkunft;
have its origin in zurückgehen auf (akk); (her)stammen von oder aus
c) Anfang m, Entstehung f:
the origin of species der Ursprung der Arten
2. MATH Koordinatennullpunkt m, -ursprung m
orig. abk
1. origin
2. original (originally)
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noun
(derivation) Abstammung, die; Herkunft, die; (beginnings) Anfänge Pl.; (of world etc.) Entstehung, die; (source) Ursprung, der; (of belief, rumour) Quelle, die

be of humble origin, have humble origins — bescheidener Herkunft sein

country of origin — Herkunftsland, das

have its origin in something — seinen Ursprung in etwas (Dat.) haben

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n.
Anfang -ë m.
Entstehung f.
Herkunft -¨e f.
Ursache -n f.
Ursprung -¨e (Mathematik) m.
Ursprung -¨e m.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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