vrot

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Afrikaans vrot (rotten)

Adjective[edit]

vrot (comparative more vrot, superlative most vrot)

  1. (South Africa) rotten
    • 1979, South African journal of science (volumes 75-76, page 399)
      The mycologist Raper found and isolated one of the very best strains of penicillin-producing fungus happily growing on a vrot spanspek at his local greengrocer []
    • 1994, Ella Mary Macphail, Ugogo and other stories from South Africa (page 33)
      The leader who was a bit older than the others - his two front teeth were missing - kicked her legs when she caught him and he said she was a vrot banana also because she was a girl also.

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch verrot, past participle of verrotten. Compare also verrot, from the same source.

Adjective[edit]

vrot (attributive vrotte, comparative vrotter, superlative vrotste)

  1. rotten