Meaning of nicht wahr in English:

nicht wahr

Pronunciation /nɪxt ˈvɑː/ /nɪkt ˈvɑː/

noun

  • In interrogative contexts (especially amongst German-speakers): ‘Is it not true?’; ‘Isn't that so?’ Compare n'est-ce pas .

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Appletons' Journal. From German nicht wahr ‘is it not?’, ‘isn't it?’ from nicht not + wahr true.