kwaad

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Afrikaans[edit]

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

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kwaad (comparative kwader, superlative kwaadst)

  1. angry, furious
  2. bad, evil, crooked

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Noun[edit]

kwaad n (plural kwaden)

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