groot

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch groot.

Adjective[edit]

groot (attributive grote, comparative groter, superlative grootste)

  1. great; big; large

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch grôot, from Old Dutch grōt, from Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

Adjective[edit]

groot (comparative groter, superlative grootst)

  1. big, large, great
    Kijk, wat een groot gebouw!
    Look, what a big building!
    Antonyms: klein
  2. tall
    Antonyms: klein
  3. adult
    Synonyms: volwassen
    Antonyms: klein

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of groot
uninflected groot
inflected grote
comparative groter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial groot groter het grootst
het grootste
indefinite m./f. sing. grote grotere grootste
n. sing. groot groter grootste
plural grote grotere grootste
definite grote grotere grootste
partitive groots groters

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German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German grôt, from Old Saxon grōt, from Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡroːt/, /ɣroːt/

Adjective[edit]

groot (comparative grötter, superlative gröttst)

  1. big, great
    Kiek mal, wat en groot Huus!
    Look, what a big house!
  2. large
    Dat is so'n grote Straat!
    That's such a broad street!
  3. tall
    Peter is ganz grötter as Thomas!
    Peter is taller than Thomas!
  4. adult
    Du büst nu groot! Do dat nich mehr!
    You're an adult now! Don't do that!

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch grōt, from Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

Adjective[edit]

grôot (comparative grôter)

  1. big, large
  2. tall
  3. adult
  4. important, great

Inflection[edit]

Adjective
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative Indefinite grôot grôte grôot grôte
Definite grôte grôte
Accusative grôten grôte grôte grôte
Genitive grôots grôter grôots grôter
Dative grôten grôter grôten grôten

Descendants[edit]

Adverb[edit]

grôot

  1. greatly, very

Further reading[edit]

  • groot (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • groot (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • groot (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Plautdietsch[edit]

Adjective[edit]

groot (comparative jrata, superlative jratsta)

  1. big, large
  2. great, immense
  3. massive, ample
  4. grand