schwierig

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German swiric, sweric (full of boils).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃviːrɪç/, [ˈʃʋiːʁɪç] (German standard)
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  • IPA(key): /ˈʃviːrik/ (Austria, Switzerland; also southern Germany)
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AdjectiveEdit

schwierig (comparative schwieriger, superlative am schwierigsten)

  1. difficult, hard, challenging, tough
  2. (of a person) difficult, prickly

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