bloot

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch bloot, from Old Dutch *blōt, from Proto-Germanic *blautaz. Cognate with German bloß, Old English blēat, Old Norse blautr.

Adjective[edit]

bloot ‎(comparative bloter, superlative blootst)

  1. (literally) bare, naked, nude
  2. unprotected, uncovered
  3. unaided
  4. simple, uncomplicated
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of bloot
uninflected bloot
inflected blote
comparative bloter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial bloot bloter het blootst
het blootste
indefinite m./f. sing. blote blotere blootste
n. sing. bloot bloter blootste
plural blote blotere blootste
definite blote blotere blootste
partitive bloots bloters
Derived terms[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bloot n ‎(uncountable, diminutive blootje n)

  1. nakedness, especially as art subject or in porn

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

bloot f ‎(plural bloten, diminutive blootje n)

  1. Alternative form of ploot

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]