duister

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch duuster, from Old Dutch *thiustri (dark, obscure), from Proto-Germanic *þiustrijaz (dark, without light). Cognate with Middle Low German dǖster (dark) (whence German düster), West Frisian tsjuster (dark), Saterland Frisian tjuuster (dark), Old English þīestre (dark, gloomy), Icelandic þjóstur (anger, bad temper).

Adjective[edit]

duister (comparative duisterder, superlative duisterst)

  1. dark, obscure

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of duister
uninflected duister
inflected duistere
comparative duisterder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial duister duisterder het duisterst
het duisterste
indefinite m./f. sing. duistere duisterdere duisterste
n. sing. duister duisterder duisterste
plural duistere duisterdere duisterste
definite duistere duisterdere duisterste
partitive duisters duisterders

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]