glat

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Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

glat (neuter glat, plural and definite singular attributive glatte)

  1. slippery
    Pas på, her er glat.
  2. smooth
    Hans hage var glat.
  3. (calculus) differentiable everywhere

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German (*)glad, northern variant of glat, from Proto-Germanic *gladaz. The modern final -t is irregularly generalised from the uninflected stem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

glat (masculine glaten, neuter glat, comparative méi glat, superlative am glaatsten)

  1. smooth
    Den Hond hat e schéine, glate Pelz.
    The dog had a beautiful, smooth coat.
  2. slippery (e.g. because of ice or water)
    Hien ass op dem glate Buedem ausgerëtscht.
    He slipped on the slippery floor.

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

glat

  1. smoothly
  2. completely, downright

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gladaz, whence also Old English glæd, Old Norse glaðr

Adjective[edit]

glat

  1. bright