Jugendlicher

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantivization of jugendlich (youthful).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjuːɡəntlɪçɐ/, [ˈjuːɡəntlɪçɐ], [ˈjuːɡŋ̩tlɪçɐ] (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈjuːŋklɪçɐ/ (casual speech)
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  • Hyphenation: Ju‧gend‧li‧cher

Noun[edit]

Jugendlicher m (genitive Jugendlichen, plural Jugendliche, female Jugendliche)

  1. youth, teenager, adolescent (male or of unspecified sex)

Usage notes[edit]

  • In German law a Jugendlicher is a person between 14 and 17 years of age. In colloquial usage it has a somewhat broader range and may reach, roughly, from 11 to 20 years.

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