kwaad

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kwaad, from Middle Dutch quaet, from Old Dutch *kwāt. The adjective is from Proto-Germanic *kwēdaz, the noun from *kwēdą.

Adjective[edit]

kwaad (attributive kwaai, comparative kwaaier or kwater, superlative kwaadste)

  1. angry

Noun[edit]

kwaad (plural kwade)

  1. evil

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch quâet, from Old Dutch *kwāt, from Proto-Germanic *kwēdaz.

Adjective[edit]

kwaad (comparative kwader, superlative kwaadst)

  1. angry, furious
  2. bad, evil, crooked
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of kwaad
uninflected kwaad
inflected kwade
comparative kwader
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial kwaad kwader het kwaadst
het kwaadste
indefinite m./f. sing. kwade kwadere kwaadste
n. sing. kwaad kwader kwaadste
plural kwade kwadere kwaadste
definite kwade kwadere kwaadste
partitive kwaads kwaders
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch quâet, from Old Dutch *kwāt, from Proto-Germanic *kwēdą.

Noun[edit]

kwaad n (plural kwaden)

  1. evil
    Maar verlos ons van het kwaad
    But deliver us from evil
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