niedrig

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From nieder +‎ -ig; probably either borrowed or calqued from Middle Low German nēderich. Cognate to Dutch nederig (humble).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈniːdʁɪç/ (standard)
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  • IPA(key): /ˈniːdʁɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
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  • Hyphenation: nied‧rig

AdjectiveEdit

niedrig (strong nominative masculine singular niedriger, comparative niedriger, superlative am niedrigsten)

  1. low
    Antonym: hoch

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Further readingEdit

  • niedrig” in Duden online
  • niedrig” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache