What does Altergott mean in German when translated?

Altergott when translated means "older god" alt means old er means er and gott means god so its older god.


The German word for older is älter, so older god would be Älterer Gott

When used as a noun, Alter translates as age

When used as an adjective alter translates as old so logically, Altergott would be old god