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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German siher, from Old High German sihur, from Proto-Germanic *sikuraz, ultimately from Latin sēcūrus (without care, secure). Cognate with Dutch zeker (certain, sure, confirmed), dialectal English sicker. More at sicker.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪçɐ/, /ˈzɪçɐ/ (Germany, Austria)
  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪçər/, /ˈsixər/ (Austro-Bavarian and Swiss)
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AdjectiveEdit

sicher (comparative sicherer, superlative am sichersten)

  1. safe
  2. secure
  3. certain

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AdverbEdit

sicher

  1. safely
  2. surely, certainly

VerbEdit

sicher

  1. First-person singular present of sichern.
  2. Imperative singular of sichern.