helder

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See also: Hélder

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier heller, derived from or related to hel(bright), though the origin of the suffix -er is unknown.[1]

Adjective[edit]

helder ‎(comparative helderder, superlative helderst)

  1. clear, bright, transparent
  2. clear, lucid, obvious

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of helder
uninflected helder
inflected heldere
comparative helderder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial helder helderder het helderst
het helderste
indefinite m./f. sing. heldere helderdere helderste
n. sing. helder helderder helderste
plural heldere helderdere helderste
definite heldere helderdere helderste
partitive helders helderders

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philippa, M.; Debrabandere, F.; Quak, A.; Schoonheim, T.; Van der Sijs, N. (2003–2009), “helder”, in Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press