froh

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See also: fröh

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fʁoː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oː

Adjective[edit]

froh (strong nominative masculine singular froher, comparative froher, superlative am frohsten or am frohesten)

  1. (of living beings, with über + accusative; higher register with genitive) glad; (momentarily) happy; (momentarily) cheerful
    Ich bin froh über alles, was ich erreicht habe.I am happy about everything I've achieved.
    Du wirst deines Lebens nicht mehr froh sein.You will no longer be happy with your life.
  2. (of events) merry
    Synonym: fröhlich
  3. (of activities) merry; hearty; energetic
    Synonyms: beherzt, fröhlich, wacker

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Further reading[edit]

  • froh” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • froh” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • froh” in Duden online
  • froh” in OpenThesaurus.de

Hunsrik[edit]

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froh (comparative froher, superlative frohest)

  1. happy, glad, joyful
    Där is immer aarich froh.
    He is always very happy.

Declension[edit]

Declension of froh
masculine feminine neuter plural
Weak inflection nominative froh froh froh frohe
accusative frohe froh froh frohe
dative frohe frohe frohe frohe
Strong inflection nominative froher frohe frohes frohe
accusative frohe frohe frohes frohe
dative frohem froher frohem frohe

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German froh.

Adjective[edit]

froh

  1. happy, glad, joyful