Wahnsinn

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from wahnsinnig. Cognate with Swedish vansinne.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaːnzɪn/
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  • Hyphenation: Wahn‧sinn

Noun[edit]

Wahnsinn m (genitive Wahnsinnes or Wahnsinns, no plural)

  1. insanity, madness
  2. (colloquial) awesome!, man!, wicked!

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Further reading[edit]

  • Wahnsinn in Duden online
  • Wahnsinn” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache