Comparison of Adverbs

The comparative forms of adverbs are mostly the same as those of adjectives.

Walter läuft schneller als Monika. - Walter runs faster than Monika.

Walter läuft am schnellsten. - Walter runs fastest.

An alternative to am schnellsten is to use auf Schnellste.

Some adverbs have irregular superlative, the most common of which are:

bestens - very well

meistens - mostly

nächstens - shortly

strengstens - strictly

wenigstens - at least

There are several irregular comparative and superlative forms:

viel - mehr - am meisten

gern - lieber - am liebsten

oft - öfter - am öftesten

nah - näher - am nächsten


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