sanft

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German semfti (soft), from Proto-Germanic *samftijaz (flat, smooth, easy, light), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *sem- (one, same). Cognate with German sanft, Dutch zacht, West Frisian sêft, English soft.

Adjective[edit]

sanft

  1. (Urseren) easy, especially of a physical task

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German semfti.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zanft/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): [zaɱft] (widespread, especially northern and central Germany)
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

sanft (comparative sanfter, superlative am sanftesten)

  1. gentle

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