nächster

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German nāhisto, from Proto-Germanic *nēhwist (nearest, closest). Compare Dutch naast, English next, Danish næste.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛːçstɐ/ (official standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛːkstɐ/, /ˈneːkstɐ/, /ˈnɛkstɐ/, /ˈnɛːstɐ/, /ˈneːstɐ/ (common speech, varying by region and idiolect)

Adjective[edit]

nächster (not comparable)

  1. next, following
    Wir waren schon in drei Kneipen und jetzt gehen wir zur nächsten.
    We've already been to three pubs and now we're going to the next one.
  2. superlative form of nah (near, close)
    Wo ist hier die nächste Kneipe?
    Where is the nearest pub around here?

Declension[edit]

  • (next):
  • (nearest): see nah

Synonyms[edit]