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Word of the week: heuer

Updated: Mar 13, 2021

Word: heuer

'this year'

This adverb is typically found in Southern German dialects as well as in Austrian and Swiss German, and is used to mean ‘this year’.

Synonyms: in diesem Jahr, dieses Jahr

  • Heuer kommt der Herbst zeitig. = Autumn has come early this year.

  • Weihnachten wird heuer ohne Märkte gefeiert werden. = Christmas will be celebrated without markets this year.

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