glatt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Yiddish גלאַט(glat, smooth). Doublet of glad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

glatt (not comparable)

  1. (Yinglish, of an animal, Judaism) Having none of a particular kind of adhesion on the outside of its lungs; only meat from a glatt animal can be kosher.
  2. (Yinglish, by extension, of food, Judaism) Having no ingredients from animals that are not glatt.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German glat, from Proto-Germanic *gladaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡlat]
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  • Rhymes: -at

Adjective[edit]

glatt (comparative glatter, superlative am glattesten)

  1. without roughness or unevenness: smooth; sleek, slick; even; clean (of a shave or cut); straight (of hair)
    ein glatter Brucha clean break
  2. slippery (from e.g. ice, but not from grease)
  3. smooth (without difficulty, problems, or unexpected consequences or incidents)
    alles läuft glatteverything is running smoothly
  4. (informal) clear, unequivocal
    ein glatter Siega clear win, a decisive victory
    glatter Betrugsheer fraud, naked fraud
  5. (mathematics, of a function) smooth (being infinitely differentiable)
  6. (mathematics, of an integer) smooth (having bounded prime factors)
  7. (Switzerland) funny

Declension[edit]

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Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • glatt” in Duden online

Icelandic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

glatt

  1. inflection of glaður:
    1. strong neuter nominative singular
    2. strong neuter accusative singular

Participle[edit]

glatt

  1. inflection of gladdur:
    1. strong neuter nominative singular
    2. strong neuter accusative singular

Verb[edit]

glatt

  1. supine of gleðja

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German glatt.

Adjective[edit]

glatt (neuter singular glatt, definite singular and plural glatte, comparative glattere, indefinite superlative glattest, definite superlative glatteste)

  1. smooth
  2. slippery

Adverb[edit]

glatt

  1. smoothly

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German glatt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

glatt (neuter singular glatt, definite singular and plural glatte, comparative glattare, indefinite superlative glattast, definite superlative glattaste)

  1. smooth
  2. slippery

Adverb[edit]

glatt

  1. smoothly

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from German glatt.

Adjective[edit]

glatt (comparative glattare, superlative glattast)

  1. smooth; possessing a low amount of friction
  2. (mathematics) smooth
Declension[edit]
Inflection of glatt
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular glatt glattare glattast
Neuter singular glatt glattare glattast
Plural glatta glattare glattast
Masculine plural3 glatte glattare glattast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 glatte glattare glattaste
All glatta glattare glattaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

Etymology 2[edit]

From the adjective glad.

Adjective[edit]

glatt

  1. absolute indefinite neuter singular of glad.

Adverb[edit]

glatt (comparative gladare, superlative gladast)

  1. happily; in a happy and positive manner

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

glatt

  1. supine of glädja.