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See also: gans, Gäns, and -gans

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German gans, from Old High German gans, from Proto-Germanic *gans, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰh₂éns. Compare Low German Gans, Goos, Dutch gans, English goose, Danish gås.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡans/, [ɡans], [ɡants]
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  • Homophone: ganz (except possibly in very careful speech)

NounEdit

Gans f (genitive Gans, plural Gänse, diminutive Gänschen n or Gänslein n)

  1. goose

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Gans in Duden online

Pennsylvania GermanEdit