weiß

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See also: weiss, Weiss, Weiß, and wéiss

German[edit]

weiße Wolke

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wīz, from Old High German wīz, from Proto-West Germanic *hwīt, from Proto-Germanic *hwītaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos (bright; shine).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaɪ̯s/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯s

Adjective[edit]

weiß (strong nominative masculine singular weißer, comparative weißer, superlative am weißesten)

  1. white
    Antonym: schwarz

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

weiß

  1. first-person singular present of wissen
    Ich weiß das bereits.
    I already know that.
    Ich weiß nicht.
    I do not know.
  2. third-person singular present of wissen
    Er weiß das bereits.
    He already knows that.
    Er weiß nicht.
    He does not know.

Further reading[edit]

  • weiß” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • weiß” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • weiß” in OpenThesaurus.de
  • Wikipedia-logo.svg weiß on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de