diep

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch diep, from Old Dutch *diop, from Proto-Germanic *deupaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéwbus. Compare Low German deep, West Frisian djip, English deep, German tief, Danish dyb, Norwegian dyp.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diep (comparative dieper, superlative diepst)

  1. deep, down low
  2. profound

Declension[edit]

Inflection of diep
uninflected diep
inflected diepe
comparative dieper
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial diep dieper het diepst
het diepste
indefinite m./f. sing. diepe diepere diepste
n. sing. diep dieper diepste
plural diepe diepere diepste
definite diepe diepere diepste
partitive dieps diepers

Derived terms[edit]