knorrig

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈknɔ.rəx/
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  • Hyphenation: knor‧rig

Etymology 1[edit]

From knorren (to grunt) +‎ -ig.

Adjective[edit]

knorrig (comparative knorriger, superlative knorrigst)

  1. grumpy, surly
    • 1991, KVK, "Wakker met een wijsje".
      Hoe deftiger de wagen, hoe knorriger de kop.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of knorrig
uninflected knorrig
inflected knorrige
comparative knorriger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial knorrig knorriger het knorrigst
het knorrigste
indefinite m./f. sing. knorrige knorrigere knorrigste
n. sing. knorrig knorriger knorrigste
plural knorrige knorrigere knorrigste
definite knorrige knorrigere knorrigste
partitive knorrigs knorrigers

Etymology 2[edit]

From knor (knot, gnarl) +‎ -ig.

Adjective[edit]

knorrig (comparative knorriger, superlative knorrigst)

  1. knotty, gnarled
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of knorrig
uninflected knorrig
inflected knorrige
comparative knorriger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial knorrig knorriger het knorrigst
het knorrigste
indefinite m./f. sing. knorrige knorrigere knorrigste
n. sing. knorrig knorriger knorrigste
plural knorrige knorrigere knorrigste
definite knorrige knorrigere knorrigste
partitive knorrigs knorrigers