See also: ganter

German edit

Alternative forms edit

  • Ganser (southern, chiefly Austria)

Etymology edit

From Low German Ganter, from a merger of Middle Low German gante and ganre, respectively from Proto-Germanic *ganutô and *ganzô. The former is cognate with Middle High German ganze (whence the southern Ganser), Dutch gent, English gannet. The latter is cognate with English gander.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡantɐ/
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  • Hyphenation: Gan‧ter

Noun edit

Ganter m (strong, genitive Ganters, plural Ganter)

  1. gander (male goose)
    Synonym: Gänserich

Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • Ganter” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Ganter” in Duden online

German Low German edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From a merger of Middle Low German gante and ganre, respectively from Proto-Germanic *ganutô and *ganzô.

Noun edit

Ganter m (plural Ganters)

  1. gander, male goose

See also edit

References edit

  • Der neue SASS: Plattdeutsches Wörterbuch, Plattdeutsch - Hochdeutsch, Hochdeutsch - Plattdeutsch. Plattdeutsche Rechtschreibung, sixth revised edition (2011, →ISBN, Wachholtz Verlag, Neumünster)