See also: witz and -witz

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German witz, from Old High German wizzi, from Proto-West Germanic *witi, from Proto-Germanic *witją from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (see, know). Cognate to English wit, archaic Dutch wit, akin to Old Saxon giwit.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɪt͡s/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Witz m (genitive Witzes, plural Witze, diminutive Witzchen n)

  1. wit
  2. joke
  3. humour

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: vits
  • Finnish: vitsi
  • Hungarian: vicc
  • Low German: Witz
  • Norwegian: vits
  • Saterland Frisian: Wits
  • Silesian: wic
  • Swedish: vits

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Witz” in Duden online

HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Witz m (plural Witz)

  1. wit
  2. joke

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German wizzi, from Proto-West Germanic *witi, from Proto-Germanic *witją. Cognate with German Witz, English wit, Dutch wit, Icelandic vit.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Witz m (plural Witzen or Witzer)

  1. joke