froh

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vrō, from Old High German frō, frao, from Proto-Germanic *frawaz (quick, glad). Compare Dutch vrolijk, whence also English frolic.

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Adjective[edit]

froh (comparative froher, superlative am frohsten)

  1. (of living beings, with über + accusative) glad; (momentarily) happy; (momentarily) cheerful
  2. (of events) merry
  3. (of activities) merry; hearty; energetic

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Further reading[edit]

  • froh in Duden online

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German froh.

Adjective[edit]

froh

  1. happy, glad, joyful