wichtig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same root as Gewicht (weight), thus pertaining to wiegen (to weigh). See also gewichtig, a (formal or elevated) synonym of wichtig. Weight is often used as a metaphor for importance; compare German schwerwiegend (serious, grave), as well as English weighty, heavy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvɪçtɪç]
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Adjective[edit]

wichtig (comparative wichtiger, superlative am wichtigsten)

  1. important, relevant, significant

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