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EtymologyEdit

Welt +‎ -lich

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛltˌlɪç/
  • Hyphenation: welt‧lich
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AdjectiveEdit

weltlich (comparative weltlicher, superlative am weltlichsten)

  1. earthly, mundane, worldly (concerned with the human, earthly, or physical)
  2. profane (not sacred or holy), secular (not specifically religious), worldly (concerned with the secular rather than the sacred)

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EtymologyEdit

Compare German weltlich, Dutch wereldlijk, English worldly.

AdjectiveEdit

weltlich

  1. secular