Gott

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See also: gott, GOtt, and gött

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from German Gott ("God").

Proper noun[edit]

Gott

  1. A surname​.

Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German got, from Old High German got, from Proto-West Germanic *god, from Proto-Germanic *gudą (god, deity). Cognate with German Gott, English God.

Proper noun[edit]

Gott m

  1. (Luserna, Sette Comuni) God
    Gott dar HèereGod the Lord

References[edit]

  • “Gott” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo
  • “Gott” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German got, from Old High German got, from Proto-West Germanic *god, from Proto-Germanic *gudą, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰutós. Compare Dutch god, English god, Danish gud, Gothic 𐌲𐌿𐌸 (guþ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔt/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Gott m (genitive Gottes or Gotts, plural Götter, female Göttin)

  1. god

Declension[edit]

Earlier (16-18th century) the word Gott was also declined as follows:

Hyponyms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gott m (genitive Gottes or Gotts)

  1. God

Usage notes[edit]

  • The short genitive Gotts is nowadays exceedingly rare in the proper noun.

Alternative forms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Gott” in Duden online

Hunsrik[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Kot (Wiesemann spelling system)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German got, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰutós.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gott m (plural Getter)

  1. God
    Mein Gott!
    My God!

Further reading[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German got, from Old High German got, from Proto-Germanic *gudą. Both the vocalism (-o- instead of -a-) and the plural are influenced by German Gott. Also cognate with English god, Dutch god, Icelandic guð, Danish gud.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gott m

  1. God

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Gott m (plural Gëtter)

  1. god

Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German got, from Old High German got, from Proto-West Germanic *god, from Proto-Germanic *gudą (god, deity). Cognate with German Gott, English God.

Proper noun[edit]

Gott m

  1. God

References[edit]

  • “Gott” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Nauruan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Gott.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gott

  1. God

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Gott, Dutch god, English god.

Noun[edit]

Gott m (plural Gedder)

  1. god

Plautdietsch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Gott m (plural Jetta)

  1. god

Proper noun[edit]

Gott m

  1. God

Derived terms[edit]