helder

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See also: Hélder

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch helder, from hel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

helder (attributive helder, comparative helderder, superlative helderste)

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

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɛldər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hel‧der
  • Rhymes: -ɛldər

Adjective[edit]

helder (comparative helderder, superlative helderst)

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

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]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: helder

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009), “helder”, in Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press