engherzig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

eng +‎ Herz +‎ -ig.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛŋˌhɛʁt͡sɪç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɛŋˌhɛʁt͡sɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
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  • Hyphenation: eng‧her‧zig

Adjective[edit]

engherzig (comparative engherziger, superlative am engherzigsten)

  1. petty, pedantic, narrow-minded

Declension[edit]