nächster

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German nāhisto, from Proto-Germanic *nēhwist (nearest, closest). Compare Dutch naast, English next, Danish næste, Swedish nästa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛːstɐ/, /ˈneːstɐ/ (northern Germany, central Germany)
  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛːçstɐ/ (Central and Southern Germany)
  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛːkstɐ/, /ˈnɛkstɐ/, /ˈnɛːkstər/, /ˈnɛkstər/ (Southern Germany, Alpine)
  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛːxstər/ (Alpine)

Adjective[edit]

nächster (not comparable)

  1. next, following
    Wir waren schon in drei Kneipen und jetzt gehen wir zur nächsten.
    We've already been to three pubs and now we're going to the next one.
  2. superlative degree of nah (near, close)
    Wo ist hier die nächste Kneipe?
    Where is the nearest pub around here?

Declension[edit]

  • (next):
  • (nearest): see nah

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