GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German nœtic, nœtec, nōtic, nōtec, nōdic, from Old High German nōtag (forced, urgent, needy), from Proto-West Germanic *naudag (obligatory, needful), from Proto-Germanic *naudagaz, equivalent to Not +‎ -ig. Cognate with German Low German nödig, English needy, Swedish nödig.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnøːtɪç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈnøːtɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
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  • Hyphenation: nö‧tig

AdjectiveEdit

nötig (comparative nötiger, superlative am nötigsten)

  1. necessary

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AdverbEdit

nötig

  1. urgently

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