droef

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch droeve, droue, from Old Dutch *drōvi, *druovi, from Proto-Germanic *drōbuz (turbid). Compare English droff and German trüb.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

droef (comparative droever, superlative droefst)

  1. sad, miserable
    Jij maakt mij droef. You make me sad.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of droef
uninflected droef
inflected droeve
comparative droever
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial droef droever het droefst
het droefste
indefinite m./f. sing. droeve droevere droefste
n. sing. droef droever droefste
plural droeve droevere droefste
definite droeve droevere droefste
partitive droefs droevers

Verb[edit]

droef

  1. first-person singular present indicative of droeven
  2. imperative of droeven