schlecht

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sleht (see also: schlicht). From Proto-Germanic *slihtaz. Cognate to English slight, Dutch slecht, Afrikaans sleg, Icelandic sléttur, Faroese slættur, Swedish slätt, and Danish slet.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

schlecht ‎(comparative schlechter, superlative am schlechtesten)

  1. bad

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • schlecht in Duden online
  • Schlecht in online Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob Grimm und Wilhelm Grimm
an exhaustive etymology giving historical literary examples of inversion from positive to negative meaning in centuries since the Renaissance at woerterbuchnetz.de/DWB (Berlin Brandenburg Akadamie der Wissenschaft zu Gottingen © 1998—2014, Trier Center for Digital Humanities)

Luxembourgish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

schlecht

  1. bad

Declension[edit]