schlicht

Meanings

1.
simple
(In a sense of down to earth. NOT in a sense of "easy". A building can be "schlicht" for instance, an exam can't.)
Opposite (closest): protzig
2.
simply
(As an adverb, synonym for "einfach". Quite rare and usually only used in contexts of something simply not being possible or being too something.)

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Word of the Day - "schleifen"

A fun look at the meaning of "schleifen" and what dragging has to do with sharp. Also: a few surprise guests like "schleichen" and "schlecht"

Vocab:

schleifen, die Schleife, der Schleim, schleichen, die Schleichwerbung, schlichten, schlecht


Word Family

Root: *(s)lei-

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