Weisheit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Weisheit.

Proper noun[edit]

Weisheit (plural Weisheits)

  1. A surname from German.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Weisheit is the 38948th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 566 individuals. Weisheit is most common among White (95.76%) individuals.

Further reading[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wīsheit, from Old High German wīsheit.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaɪ̯shaɪ̯t/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Weis‧heit

Noun[edit]

Weisheit f (genitive Weisheit, plural Weisheiten)

  1. (uncountable) wisdom
    Synonyms: Gelehrtheit, Klugheit, Schlauheit
  2. insight
    Synonym: Einsicht
  3. wise saying, wise words

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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