See also: gross, grob, Gross, grób, and Groß

Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German and Old High German grōz.

AdjectiveEdit

groß

  1. great
    Antonym: chlei

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ReferencesEdit

  • Aus dem Wiesenthale. Gedichte von Georg Uehlin. Schopfheim, 1869, p. 8, 13, 17, 46 and see also p. 20

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German and Old High German grōz, akin to Old Saxon grōt, compare Dutch groot. More at English great.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁoːs/
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  • Rhymes: -oːs

AdjectiveEdit

groß (strong nominative masculine singular großer, comparative größer, superlative am größten or am größesten)

  1. big, large, large-scale
    Das ist ein großes Problem.That is a big problem.
    Ich lebe in einem großen Haus.I live in a large house.
  2. great, grand
  3. (of a person) tall
  4. (childish) pertaining to defecation
    Ich muss groß.I need to poo.

DeclensionEdit

Obsolete inflection:

That is: inflected positive groſſ-, comparative gröſſer, superlative gröſt- or gröſſeſt-.

AntonymsEdit

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Further readingEdit

  • groß” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • groß” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • groß” in Duden online