GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French prétentieux

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pʁɛtɛnˈt͡si̯øːs/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /pʁeː-/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
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  • Hyphenation: prä‧ten‧ti‧ös

AdjectiveEdit

prätentiös (comparative prätentiöser, superlative am prätentiösesten)

  1. pretentious

DeclensionEdit

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