weich

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German weich, Old High German weih.

Cognate with Hunsrik weuch, Old Norse veikr (soft, tender), Old Saxon wēk, Old English wāc, Dutch week, English weak.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaɪ̯ç/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯ç

Adjective[edit]

weich (comparative weicher, superlative am weichsten)

  1. soft

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Friedrich Kluge (1883) , “weich”, in John Francis Davis, transl., Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, published 1891

Further reading[edit]

  • weich” in Duden online