GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From late Middle High German zertlīcheit; synchronically zärtlich +‎ -keit.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡sɛ(ː)ɐ̯tlɪçkaɪ̯t/
  • Hyphenation: Zärt‧lich‧keit
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NounEdit

Zärtlichkeit f (genitive Zärtlichkeit, plural Zärtlichkeiten)

  1. tenderness
  2. endearment
  3. caress
  4. solicitousness

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