GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German genoue, genouwe, geneuwe (narrow, close, exact), from ge- + nou(we) (narrow, close, exact), from Old High German *hnouw (narrow, close), from Proto-Germanic *hnawwaz. Cognate with Middle Low German nouwe, nau (narrow, brief, exact), Dutch nauw (narrow, close), Old English hnēaw (niggardly, miserly, stingy), Old Norse hnøggr (niggardly, stingy, scant). More at niggardly.

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  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈnaʊ̯/
  • Rhymes: -aʊ̯
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genau (comparative genauer, superlative am genauesten or am genausten)

  1. exact

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genau

  1. just, exactly

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