hoog

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch hoog.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hoog (attributive hoë, comparative hoër, superlative hoogste)

  1. high

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch hooch, the original inflected stem hō- reanalysed by analogy with the uninflected form because of word-final devoicing. From Old Dutch hōh, from Proto-West Germanic *hauh, from Proto-Germanic *hauhaz.

Cognate with German hoch, West Frisian heech, Saterland Frisian hag, English high, Danish høj.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦoːx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hoog
  • Rhymes: -oːx

Adjective[edit]

hoog (comparative hoger, superlative hoogst)

  1. high
    De 887 meter hoge Mount Scenery is het hoogste punt in het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden.The 887-metres-high Mount Scenery is the highest place in the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
    Het zou te hoog gegrepen zijn om drie talen tegelijkertijd te leren.Learning three languages simultaneously would be aiming too high.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of hoog
uninflected hoog
inflected hoge
comparative hoger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial hoog hoger het hoogst
het hoogste
indefinite m./f. sing. hoge hogere hoogste
n. sing. hoog hoger hoogste
plural hoge hogere hoogste
definite hoge hogere hoogste
partitive hoogs hogers

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: hoog

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

hoog (genitive hoo, partitive hoogu)

  1. impetus

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.