duister

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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), Saterland Frisian tjuster (dark), Old English þīestre (dark, gloomy), Icelandic þjóstur (anger, bad temper).

Adjective[edit]

duister (comparative duisterder, superlative duisterst)

  1. dark, obscure

Declension[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

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