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glat

See also: glät

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German (*)glad, northern variant of glat, from Proto-Germanic *gladaz. The modern final -t is irregularly generalised from the uninflected stem.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

glat (masculine glaten, feminine glat, neuter glat)

  1. smooth
    Den Hond hat e schéinen, glate Pelz.
    The dog had a beautiful, smooth coat.
  2. slippery (e.g. because of ice or water)
    Hien ass op deem glate Buedem ausgerëtscht.
    He slipped on the slippery floor.

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

glat

  1. smoothly
  2. completely, downright

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proto-Germanic *gladaz, whence also Old English glæd, Old Norse glaðr

AdjectiveEdit

glat

  1. bright