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

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • gross (Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein)

EtymologyEdit

From 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 (comparative größer, superlative am größten)

  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

DeclensionEdit

Obsolete inflection:

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

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Further readingEdit

  • groß” in Duden online