Alter

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old High German altar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Alter n (genitive Alters, no plural)

  1. age, old age
  2. antiquity
  3. epoch, age

Noun[edit]

Alter m (genitive Alten, plural Alte)

  1. old man
  2. (slang, used in the vocative) dude (term of address for a male)

Declension[edit]

Masculine Alter declines as an adjective

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Alter m (uncountable)

  1. age
  2. old age