dof

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɔf/
  • Rhymes: -ɔf
  • (file)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch doof, from Old Dutch *dōf, from Proto-Germanic *daubaz (stunned, deaf), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewbʰ- (to whisk, be obscured). Compare Swedish dov (matt, muted), English dowf

Adjective[edit]

dof (comparative doffer, superlative dofst)

  1. (surface) dull, matte
  2. (sound) dull, muffled
  3. languid, apathetic
    Synonyms: loom, lui, flauw, mat
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of dof
uninflected dof
inflected doffe
comparative doffer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial dof doffer het dofst
het dofste
indefinite m./f. sing. doffe doffere dofste
n. sing. dof doffer dofste
plural doffe doffere dofste
definite doffe doffere dofste
partitive dofs doffers

Noun[edit]

dof m (plural doffen, diminutive dofje n)

  1. A dull impact; a slam, a pound, a blow.
Derived terms[edit]

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *demh₂-. Cognate with English tame.

Adjective[edit]

dof (feminine singular dof, plural dof, equative dofed, comparative dofach, superlative dofaf)

  1. tame
    Antonym: gwyllt
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of dod (to come).

Verb[edit]

dof

  1. (literary) first-person singular present / future of dod
Alternative forms[edit]
  • da (colloquial)
  • deuaf (literary)
  • do (colloquial)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
dof ddof nof unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.