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wit

Pronunciation: /wɪt/

Translation of wit in German:

n.

  • 2 (intelligence) Geist, der be at one's wit's or wits' end sich (Dat.) keinen Rat mehr wissen be frightened or scared out of one's wits Todesangst haben have/keep one's wits about one auf Draht [ugs.] sein/nicht den Kopf verlieren
  • 3 (person) geistreicher Mensch

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