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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German lancsam, from Old High German lancsam, from Proto-Germanic *langasamaz (lengthy, long-lasting), equivalent to lang +‎ -sam. Compare dialectical British English longsome (tedious, protracted).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaŋzaːm/
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AdjectiveEdit

langsam (comparative langsamer, superlative am langsamsten)

  1. slow (taking a long time to move or travel; not happening in a short time)
    Das Projekt geht nur langsam voran.

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AdverbEdit

langsam

  1. slowly (at a slow pace)
    Das Auto fährt langsam.

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German Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to German langsam, Dutch langzaam, English longsome.

AdjectiveEdit

langsam (comparative langsamer, superlative langsamst)

  1. slow

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German langsam

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

langsam (masculine and feminine langsam, neuter langsamt, definite singular and plural langsame, comparative langsamare, indefinite superlative langsamast, definite superlative langsamaste)

  1. slow

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