GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Eile +‎ -ig

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔaɪ̯lɪç/ (standard)
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  • IPA(key): /ˈʔaɪ̯lɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
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  • Hyphenation: ei‧lig

AdjectiveEdit

eilig (comparative eiliger, superlative am eiligsten)

  1. speedy, hasty
    eine eilige Abreisea hasty departure
    eine eilige Fluchta hasty flight
  2. urgent
    Ist es eilig?Is it urgent?
    eine eilige Nachrichtan urgent message
    es eilig habento be in a hurry, to be in a rush
    Er hat es eilig.He is in a hurry.

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Further readingEdit

  • eilig” in Duden online