groß

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See also: gross, grob, Gross, grób, and Groß

Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German grōz

Adjective[edit]

groß

  1. great
    Antonym: chlei

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References[edit]

  • Aus dem Wiesenthale. Gedichte von Georg Uehlin. Schopfheim, 1869, p. 8, 13, 17, 46 and see also p. 20

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German grōz, akin to Old Saxon grōt, compare Dutch groot. More at English great.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁoːs/
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  • Rhymes: -oːs

Adjective[edit]

groß (strong nominative masculine singular großer, comparative größer, superlative am größten or am größesten)

  1. big, large, large-scale
    Das ist ein großes Problem.That is a big problem.
    Ich lebe in einem großen Haus.I live in a large house.
  2. great, grand
  3. (of a person) tall

Declension[edit]

Obsolete inflection:

That is: inflected positive groſſ-, comparative gröſſer, superlative gröſt- or gröſſeſt-.

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Further reading[edit]

  • groß” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • groß” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • groß” in Duden online