See also: wahn and wähn

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German wān, from Proto-Germanic *wēniz.

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -aːn

NounEdit

Wahn m (genitive Wahnes, plural Wahne)

  1. illusion, delusion, (vain) hope (leerer/eitler Wahn), false idea, false perception, incorrect image
  2. (psychiatry) mania, craze, false interpretation of reality

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Further readingEdit

  • Wahn in Duden online