donker

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch donker, from Middle Dutch donker, dunker, from Old Dutch *dunkal, from Proto-Germanic *dunkalaz, *dunkaraz.

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donker (attributive donker, comparative donkerder, superlative donkerste)

  1. dark
    Synonym: duister

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Noun[edit]

donker (uncountable)

  1. (with definite article) darkness, the dark
    Synonyms: donkerte, duister, duisternis

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch donker, dunker, from Old Dutch *dunkal, from Proto-Germanic *dunkalaz, *dunkaraz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɔŋ.kər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: don‧ker
  • Rhymes: -ɔŋkər

Adjective[edit]

donker (comparative donkerder, superlative donkerst)

  1. dark

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of donker
uninflected donker
inflected donkere
comparative donkerder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial donker donkerder het donkerst
het donkerste
indefinite m./f. sing. donkere donkerdere donkerste
n. sing. donker donkerder donkerste
plural donkere donkerdere donkerste
definite donkere donkerdere donkerste
partitive donkers donkerders

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: donker
  • Indonesian: dongker
  • Sranan Tongo: dungru
  • West Frisian: donker

Noun[edit]

donker n (uncountable)

  1. (with definite article) darkness, the dark
    Synonyms: donkerte, duister, duisternis

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