plötzlich

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Middle High German plotzlich, from Plotz (clap, slap) (onomatopoeic).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈplœt͡slɪç/, [ˈpʰl̥œt͡slɪç]
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Adjective[edit]

plötzlich (not comparable)

  1. sudden
  2. abrupt
  3. brusque

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

plötzlich

  1. suddenly

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