See also: gott, GOtt, gött, and gótt

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Possibly from German Gott ("God").

Proper nounEdit

Gott

  1. A surname.

AnagramsEdit


CimbrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German got, from Old High German got, from Proto-West Germanic *god, from Proto-Germanic *gudą (god, deity). Cognate with German Gott, English God.

Proper nounEdit

Gott m

  1. (Luserna, Sette Comuni) God
    Gott dar HèereGod the Lord

ReferencesEdit

  • “Gott” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo
  • Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Luserna / Lusérn: Le nostre parole / Ünsarne börtar / Unsere Wörter [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German got, from Old High German got, from Proto-West Germanic *god, from Proto-Germanic *gudą, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰutós. Compare Dutch god, English god, Danish gud, Gothic 𐌲𐌿𐌸 (guþ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔt/
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NounEdit

Gott m (strong, genitive Gottes or Gotts, plural Götter, feminine Göttin)

  1. god

DeclensionEdit

Earlier (16-18th century), the word Gott was also declined as follows:

HyponymsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gott m (proper noun, strong, genitive Gottes or (rare) Gotts)

  1. God

Usage notesEdit

  • The short genitive Gotts is nowadays exceedingly rare in the proper noun.

Alternative formsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

HunsrikEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • Kot (Wiesemann spelling system)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German got, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰutós.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gott m (plural Getter)

  1. God
    Mein Gott!
    My God!

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German got, from Old High German got, from Proto-Germanic *gudą. Both the vocalism (-o- instead of -a-) and the plural are influenced by German Gott. Also cognate with English god, Dutch god, Icelandic guð, Danish gud.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gott m

  1. God

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

Gott m (plural Gëtter)

  1. god

MòchenoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German got, from Old High German got, from Proto-West Germanic *god, from Proto-Germanic *gudą (god, deity). Cognate with German Gott, English God.

Proper nounEdit

Gott m

  1. God

ReferencesEdit


NauruanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Gott.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gott

  1. God

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Gott, Dutch god, English god.

NounEdit

Gott m (plural Gedder)

  1. god

PlautdietschEdit

NounEdit

Gott m (plural Jetta)

  1. god

Proper nounEdit

Gott m

  1. God
    • 2003, De Bibel, Mose I (Genesis) 1:1:
      Aum Aunfank muak Gott Himmel un Ieed.
      In the beginning, God created heaven and earth.

Derived termsEdit