Time/Temporality/Eternity

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Abstract

The Danish Tid is derived from the Old Danish tith and the Old Norse tið.1 From the same root, English derives “tide” (cf. “yuletide”). Tid is used of a (delimiting) point in a non-spatial sequence of (changing) states or events, or is represented as a one-dimensional line, in contrast to three-dimensional space. Timelighed is used of that which pertains to time, and is contrasted with eternity.2 It is derived from the Old Norse timme, meaning “time, span of time, passage of time.”3 Evighed is a loan word from Middle Low German ēwich, which corresponds to the Old Norse ævi, meaning “life time.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationKierkegaard’s Concepts
Subtitle of host publicationTome VI: Salvation to Writing: Volume 15
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages163-168
Number of pages6
Volume15
ISBN (Electronic)9781351874915
ISBN (Print)9781472461797
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities

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