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Superlative + Noun (Superlative+N)

 
 
Noun compounds can be formed by combining the wordform without inflection suffix of an adjective in the superlative degree with a noun. This type of adjective-noun compounding is relatively infrequent.

best
+
Leistung
=
Bestleistung
höchst
+
Preis
=
Höchstpreis
kleinst
+
Lebewesen
=
Kleinstlebewesen
mindest
+
Alter
=
Mindestalter
tiefst + Preis
=
Tiefstpreis
All compounds of this class

Many adjective-noun compounds of this type are formed with best, höchst and mindest. Other superlative forms that are frequently used are kleinst, meist, schwerst and tiefst.

Article and inflection class see Noun compounds.





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