scheinbar

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German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃaɪ̯nbaːɐ̯/

Adverb[edit]

scheinbar

  1. apparently (seemingly)
    • Die Sonne dreht sich scheinbar um die Erde.
      Seemingly, the Sun revolves around the Earth.

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Adjective[edit]

scheinbar (not comparable)

  1. apparent, seeming
    • Diese Lösung ist nur eine scheinbare Lösung.
      This solution only appears to be a solution.

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Usage notes[edit]

Purists insist that scheinbar means "in appearance only", whereas anscheinend means "apparent(ly)" (whether true or not). However, in common usage both words are widely treated as synonyms.