waghalsig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wag(en) (to risk, jeopardize) +‎ Hals (neck) +‎ -ig

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaːkˌhalzɪç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈvaːkˌhalzɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wag‧hal‧sig

Adjective[edit]

waghalsig (comparative waghalsiger, superlative am waghalsigsten)

  1. reckless, foolhardy

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