hiesig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, but probably from Middle High German *hiewesec (compare abewesec, selpwesec, etc.), from hie (here; at this point; now) + *wesec (being), equivalent to Wesen +‎ -ig.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

hiesig (not comparable)

  1. local
    Synonyms: ansässig, einheimisch
    die hiesige Bevölkerungthe local population

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