beleefd

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From beleefd, in the older sense "to observe (a custom)". The word thus originally meant "observing custom or protocol".

Adjective[edit]

beleefd ‎(comparative beleefder, superlative beleefdst)

  1. polite (well-mannered)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of beleefd
uninflected beleefd
inflected beleefde
comparative beleefder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial beleefd beleefder het beleefdst
het beleefdste
indefinite m./f. sing. beleefde beleefdere beleefdste
n. sing. beleefd beleefder beleefdste
plural beleefde beleefdere beleefdste
definite beleefde beleefdere beleefdste
partitive beleefds beleefders

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Derived terms[edit]

Participle[edit]

beleefd

  1. past participle of beleven

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of beleefd
uninflected beleefd
inflected beleefde
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial beleefd
indefinite m./f. sing. beleefde
n. sing. beleefd
plural beleefde
definite beleefde
partitive beleefds