baat

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch bate, from Old Dutch *bato, from Proto-Germanic *batô.

Noun[edit]

baat f (plural baten, diminutive baatje n)

  1. profit, advantage
Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

baat

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of baten
  2. imperative of baten

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

baat (comparative bater, superlative baatst)

  1. (slang) cocky
Declension[edit]
Inflection of baat
uninflected baat
inflected bate
comparative bater
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial baat bater het baatst
het baatste
indefinite m./f. sing. bate batere baatste
n. sing. baat bater baatste
plural bate batere baatste
definite bate batere baatste
partitive baats baters