hämisch

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German hemisch (originally “two-faced, false”), derived from ham (cover).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛːmɪʃ/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /ˈheːmɪʃ/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
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  • Hyphenation: hä‧misch

Adjective[edit]

hämisch (comparative hämischer, superlative am hämischsten)

  1. malicious, spiteful, hateful, derisive, gleeful

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