Ahnung etymology


German word Ahnung comes from German -ung, German ahnen (To suspect, to guess.)

Etymology of Ahnung

Detailed word origin of Ahnung

Dictionary entry Language Definition
-ung German (de) -ing; forms nouns from verbs, usually describing either an event in which an action is carried out, or the result of that action.
ahnen German (de) To suspect, to guess.
Ahnung German (de) Anticipation, inkling. Clue, idea, notion.