mittel

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɪtl̩], [ˈmɪtəl]

Adjective[edit]

mittel (comparative mittler, superlative am mittelsten)

  1. middle
  2. average

Declension[edit]

This adjective is invariable in the positive.

Usage notes[edit]

The positive form mittel has largely fallen out of usage in modern German, occurring mostly in compound terms such as Mittelalter, Mittelpunkt, Mittelhochdeutsch, et cetera. The comparative form mittlerer is used in places where one would expect the positive form.

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