aardig

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch aerdich. Equivalent to aard (nature, essence) +‎ -ig.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈaːr.dəx/
  • Hyphenation: aar‧dig
  • Rhymes: -aːrdəx

Adjective[edit]

aardig (comparative aardiger, superlative aardigst)

  1. friendly, nice
    Ze was ontzettend aardig tegen me. — She was incredibly nice to me.
    Synonyms: aimabel, vriendelijk
  2. nice
    Dat is een aardig horloge. — That's a nice watch (you've got there).
  3. considerable, substantial
    Dat is een aardig bedrag. — That's quite an amount (of money).

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of aardig
uninflected aardig
inflected aardige
comparative aardiger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial aardig aardiger het aardigst
het aardigste
indefinite m./f. sing. aardige aardigere aardigste
n. sing. aardig aardiger aardigste
plural aardige aardigere aardigste
definite aardige aardigere aardigste
partitive aardigs aardigers

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Adverb[edit]

aardig

  1. nicely
  2. fairly

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