prägnant

See also: prægnant

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French prégnant (meaningful”, originally “pregnant), from Latin praegnans (pregnant). The sense of the German adjective is not far from the French, but its particulars may have developed under influence of unrelated prägen (compare especially einprägsam).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pʁɛˈɡnant/, /pʁe-/
  • Rhymes: -ant
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AdjectiveEdit

prägnant (comparative prägnanter, superlative am prägnantesten)

  1. meaningful and concise; to the point; apposite; pithy

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