weiblich

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From Middle High German wīplich, from Old High German wīblīh, from Proto-Germanic *wībalīkaz, equivalent to Weib +‎ -lich. Cognate with Dutch wijfelijk, English wifely.

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weiblich (not comparable)

  1. female
    Sie gehört dem weiblichen Geschlecht an.
    She belongs to the female sex.
  2. (grammar) feminine

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weiblich (comparative weiblicher, superlative am weiblichsten)

  1. feminine, womanly

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wīblīh. Compare German weiblich, English wifely.

Adjective[edit]

weiblich

  1. womanly
  2. effeminate