saai

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the sense below, apparently because the cloth was perceived as dull and uninteresting.

Adjective[edit]

saai (comparative saaier, superlative saaist)

  1. boring, tedious
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch saye, saey, from Old French saie, from Latin sagum.

Noun[edit]

saai c (uncountable)

  1. woven woollen cloth