zårt

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See also: zart, zárt, and żart

Bavarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zart, from Old High German zart, from Proto-West Germanic *tard. Cognates include German zart and Luxembourgish zaart.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vienna) IPA(key): /ˈt͡sɔa̯t/
  • Hyphenation: zårt

Adjective[edit]

zårt

  1. tender, delicate
    • 1938, Josef Weinheber, Wien wörtlich, Impression im März:
      Zårte Blatterl schiaßen aus die Zweigel,
      und Papierln ziagn im Fruahjåhrswind.
      Tender leaves shoot up from the grape,
      and the papers move in the spring wind.

References[edit]

  • Maria Hornung; Sigmar Grüner (2002), “dsǫat”, in Wörterbuch der Wiener Mundart, 2nd edition, ÖBV & HPT