See also: gott, GOtt, and gött

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from German Gott ("God").

Proper nounEdit

Gott

  1. A surname​.

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) God

ReferencesEdit

  • “Gott” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German got, from Proto-Germanic *gudą, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰutós. Compare Dutch and English god, Danish gud, Gothic 𐌲𐌿𐌸 (guþ). The word was neuter in Old High German.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔt/
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NounEdit

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

  1. god

DeclensionEdit

Earlier (16-18th century) the word Gott was also declined like this:

HyponymsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gott m (genitive Gottes or 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

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

  • “Gott” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

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

Derived termsEdit