See also: groot-

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch groot.

AdjectiveEdit

groot (attributive grote, comparative groter, superlative grootste)

  1. great; big; large
    Hoofstede is groot en lawaaierig.
    Capital cities are big and noisy.

Derived termsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch grôot, from Old Dutch grōt, from Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣroːt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oːt

AdjectiveEdit

groot (comparative groter, superlative grootst)

  1. big, large, great
    Kijk, wat een groot gebouw!
    Look, what a big building!
    Antonym: klein
  2. great, important, eminent, heroic
  3. tall
    Synonym: lang
    Antonym: klein
  4. adult
    Synonym: volwassen
    Antonym: klein

InflectionEdit

Inflection of groot
uninflected groot
inflected grote
comparative groter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial groot groter het grootst
het grootste
indefinite m./f. sing. grote grotere grootste
n. sing. groot groter grootste
plural grote grotere grootste
definite grote grotere grootste
partitive groots groters

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: groot

Further readingEdit


German Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • grout (New Saxon Spelling)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German grôt, from Old Saxon grōt, from Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡroːt/, /ɣroːt/

AdjectiveEdit

groot (comparative grötter, superlative gröttst)

  1. big, great
    Kiek mal, wat en groot Huus!
    Look, what a big house!
  2. large
    Dat is so'n grote Straat!
    That's such a broad street!
  3. tall
    Peter is ganz grötter as Thomas!
    Peter is taller than Thomas!
  4. adult
    Du büst nu groot! Do dat nich mehr!
    You're an adult now! Don't do that!

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch grōt, from Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

AdjectiveEdit

grôot (comparative grôter)

  1. big, large
  2. tall
  3. adult
  4. important, great

InflectionEdit

Adjective
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative Indefinite grôot grôte grôot grôte
Definite grôte grôte
Accusative grôten grôte grôte grôte
Genitive grôots grôter grôots grôter
Dative grôten grôter grôten grôten

DescendantsEdit

AdverbEdit

grôot

  1. greatly, very

Further readingEdit


PlautdietschEdit

AdjectiveEdit

groot (comparative jrata, superlative jratsta)

  1. big, large
  2. great, immense
  3. massive, ample
  4. grand