Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the same root as Gewicht (weight), thus pertaining to wiegen (to weigh). See also gewichtig, a (formal or elevated) synonym of wichtig. Weight is often used as a metaphor for importance; compare German schwerwiegend (serious, grave), as well as English weighty, heavy.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

wichtig (comparative wichtiger, superlative am wichtigsten)

  1. important, relevant, significant

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit