Gehirnwäsche

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Etymology[edit]

From Gehirn +‎ Wäsche. Calque of English brainwash, itself a calque of Chinese 洗腦洗脑 (xǐnǎo)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈhɪʁnˌvɛʃə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Gehirnwäsche f (genitive Gehirnwäsche, plural Gehirnwäschen)

  1. brain-washing

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