langsam

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See also: Langsam and långsam

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German lancsam, from Old High German lancsam, from Proto-West Germanic *langasam (lengthy, long-lasting), equivalent to lang +‎ -sam.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaŋzaːm/, /ˈlaŋzam/
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Adjective[edit]

langsam (strong nominative masculine singular langsamer, comparative langsamer, superlative am langsamsten)

  1. slow (taking a long time to move or travel; not happening in a short time)
    Antonym: schnell
    Das Projekt geht nur langsam voran.
    Schnecken sind sehr langsam.Snails are very slow.

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Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

langsam

  1. slowly (at a slow pace), gradually, carefully
    Antonym: schnell
    Das Auto fährt langsam.
    The car goes slowly.
    Draußen wird es langsam heißer.
    It's gradually getting hotter outside.

Further reading[edit]

  • langsam” in Duden online
  • langsam” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to German langsam, Dutch langzaam, English longsome.

Adjective[edit]

langsam (comparative langsamer, superlative langsamst)

  1. slow

Declension[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch langzaam, from Middle Dutch lancsam, lancsom, lancsaem, from Old Dutch *langsam, from Proto-West Germanic *langasam (lengthy, long-lasting).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlaŋ.sam]
  • Hyphenation: lang‧sam

Adjective[edit]

langsam

  1. (colloquial) longsome, slow

Further reading[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German langsam

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

langsam (masculine and feminine langsam, neuter langsamt, definite singular and plural langsame, comparative langsamare, indefinite superlative langsamast, definite superlative langsamaste)

  1. slow

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