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See also: goos and Göös

German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (in some other dialects, including Low Prussian) Gans
  • (in some other dialects) Gooz
  • (in some other dialects) Jus


From Middle Low German gôs, gâs, gûs, from Old Saxon gās, gōs, from Proto-Germanic *gans, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰans-. Compare Dutch gans, German Gans, English goose, West Frisian goes, Danish gås.


Goos f (plural Göös or Geus)

  1. (in several dialects) a (female) goose


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  • Der neue SASS: Plattdeutsches Wörterbuch, Plattdeutsch - Hochdeutsch, Hochdeutsch - Plattdeutsch. Plattdeutsche Rechtschreibung, sixth revised edition (2011, ISBN 978-3-529-03000-0, Wachholtz Verlag, Neumünster)