groot

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch groot.

Adjective[edit]

groot ‎(attributive grote, comparative groter, superlative grootste)

  1. great; big; large

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch groot, from Old Dutch *grōt, from Proto-Germanic *grautaz. More at English great.

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Adjective[edit]

groot ‎(comparative groter, superlative grootst)

  1. big, great ant. syn.
    Kijk, wat een groot gebouw!
    Look, what a big building!
  2. tall ant.
  3. adult ant.

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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 Dutch groot, from Old Saxon grōt, from Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

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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