deef

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

deef (comparative more deef, superlative most deef)

  1. (obsolete, or, dialectal) deaf

Anagrams[edit]


Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • deep (the traditional Ripuarian form, but archaic in many dialects)
  • dief (southern Moselle Franconian)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German (*)diof, northern variant of tiof.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

deef (masculine deefe, feminine deef, comparative deefer, superlative et deefste)

  1. (Ripuarian, northern, _, Moselle Franconian) deep

Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

deef

  1. second-person singular imperative of deefen

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English dēaf.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

deef

  1. deaf (unable to hear)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: deaf
  • Scots: deef, deif, deaf

Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English deaf, from Old English dēaf.

Adjective[edit]

deef (comparative mair deef, superlative maist deef)

  1. deaf