duur

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *diurijaz, whence also Old English dēore, Old Norse dýrr. Cognate with German teuer, Swedish, Norwegian: dyr

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

duur (comparative duurder, superlative duurst)

  1. expensive
    De duurste Stradivarius is 'The Hammer' die in 2006 $3,5 miljoen opleverde. — The most expensive Stradivarius is 'The Hammer', which produced $3.5 million in 2006.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of duur
uninflected duur
inflected dure
comparative duurder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial duur duurder het duurst
het duurste
indefinite m./f. sing. dure duurdere duurste
n. sing. duur duurder duurste
plural dure duurdere duurste
definite dure duurdere duurste
partitive duurs duurders

Noun[edit]

duur m (uncountable)

  1. duration

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

duur

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

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