gleich

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German gilīh, itself from Proto-Germanic *galīkaz, whence also Old English ġelīc (whence alike), Old Norse líkr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gleich (not comparable)

  1. equal, identical
  2. same, very similar

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

gleich

  1. alike
  2. in a moment
  3. at once, at a time, simultaneously
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 40/2010, page 142:
      Entdeckung im All: Gleich zwei erdähnliche Planeten kreisen um den Zwergstern Gliese 581.
      Discovery in the universe: two Earth-like planets at once revolve around the dwarf star Gliese 581.
  4. now

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