klein

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch klein.

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klein (attributive kleine, comparative kleiner, superlative kleinste)

  1. small, little

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch cleine, clene, from Old Dutch *kleini, *klēni, from Proto-Germanic *klainiz. Cognate with German klein and English clean.

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Adjective[edit]

klein (comparative kleiner, superlative kleinst)

  1. small, little
  2. almost
    Een klein uur. - Almost an hour.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German kleini. Cognate with Dutch klein and English clean.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

klein (comparative kleiner, superlative am kleinsten)

  1. small, little, tiny
  2. insignificant

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Limburgish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

klein (comparative kleiner, superlative kleins, predicative superlative 't kleins)

  1. small