mittelgroß

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mittel- (medium, average) +‎ groß (large, tall).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɪtl̩ˌɡʀoːs]
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  • Hyphenation: mit‧tel‧groß

Adjective[edit]

mittelgroß (not comparable)

  1. medium-sized
    • 1884, Eduard Paulus, Beschreibung des Oberamts Crailsheim, Kohlhammer, p. 346:
      Die Häuser sind meist mittelgroß, aber freundlich […]
      The houses are mostly medium-sized, but friendly […]
  2. (of a person) medium height
    • 1919, Walther Kabel, Irrende Seelen, Werner Dietsch Verlag, p. 93:
      Der Fremde war entschieden noch jung, mittelgroß und besaß einen kleinen blonden Schnurrbart […]
      The stranger was definitely still young, medium height and had a small blonde moustache […]

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