goed

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch goed.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

goed (attributive goeie, comparative beter, superlative beste)

  1. good

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch goed, from Old Dutch guot, from Proto-Germanic *gōdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰedʰ-. Cognate to West Frisian goed, English good, German gut, Danish god.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

goed (comparative beter, superlative best)

  1. good
    Ik voel me goed.
    I feel good.
    Het is een goede informatiebron.
    It is a good source of information.
  2. correct, right (factually or morally)
    Helaas, dat antwoord was niet goed.
    Too bad, that answer was not correct.
    Sommige mensen zien het verschil niet tussen goed en fout.
    Some people can't see the difference between right and wrong.
  3. all right, fine
    Dat is goed hoor.
    That's all right. That's fine.

Declension[edit]

Next to the regular form goede, the form goeie is also used informally.

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Adverb[edit]

goed

  1. well
    Hij speelt goed tennis. — He plays tennis well.

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Usage notes[edit]

Adverbs are the same as adjectives, so also the archaic adverb wel (well) is now goed, though it is still used in compounds, see words starting with "wel" in Van Dale.

Noun[edit]

goed n (plural goederen, diminutive goedje n)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) goods
  2. (archaic) an estate, a manor

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Verb[edit]

goed

  1. first-person singular present indicative of goeden
  2. imperative of goeden

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian gōd, from Proto-Germanic *gōdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰedʰ-. Cognate to Dutch goed, English good, German gut, Danish god.

Adjective[edit]

goed (inflected goede, comparative better, superlative bêst)

  1. good