Gott

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See also: gott, GOtt, and gött

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German got, from Proto-Germanic *gudą, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰuto-. Compare Dutch and English god, Danish gud, Gothic 𐌲𐌿𐌸(guþ). The word was neuter in Old High German.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. god

Declension[edit]

Earlier (16-18th century) the word Gott was also declined like this:

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]

External links[edit]

  • Gott in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German got, from Proto-Germanic *gudą. Cognate with German Gott, English god, Dutch god, Icelandic guð, Danish gud.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gott

  1. God

Noun[edit]

Gott m ‎(plural Gëtter)

  1. god

Nauruan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Gott.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gott

  1. God

Plautdietsch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Gott m ‎(plural Jetta)

  1. god

Proper noun[edit]

Gott m

  1. God

Derived terms[edit]