auf Wiedersehen


auf Wie·​der·​seh·​en au̇f-ˈvē-dər-ˌzā(-ə)n How to pronounce auf Wiedersehen (audio)
used to express farewell

Word History


German, literally, on seeing again

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of auf Wiedersehen was in 1845

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Cite this Entry

“Auf Wiedersehen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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