zierlich

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German zierlich. Equivalent to Zier +‎ -lich.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡siːrlɪç/, [t͡si(ː)ɐ̯lɪç]
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AdjectiveEdit

zierlich (comparative zierlicher, superlative am zierlichsten)

  1. delicate; petite (of bodies or objects: gracefully thin or fragile)
  2. (archaic) decorative; pleasing; pretty
    Synonyms: dekorativ, schmückend, zierend, hübsch

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