laat

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch *lat, from Proto-Germanic *lataz.

Adjective[edit]

laat (comparative later, superlative laatst)

  1. late (not early)
    Het is toch te laat.
    It's too late.
    't Is al laat geworden.
    It's gotten late already.
  2. tardy
    Ze komt altijd laat aan.
    She always arrives late.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of laat
uninflected laat
inflected late
comparative later
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial laat later het laatst
het laatste
indefinite m./f. sing. late latere laatste
n. sing. laat later laatste
plural late latere laatste
definite late latere laatste
partitive laats laters
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

laat

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of laten
  2. imperative of laten

Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Dutch laet, from Old Dutch *lāt, from Proto-Germanic *lētaz.

Noun[edit]

laat m (plural laten, diminutive laatje n)

  1. (historical) serf
    Synonyms: halfvrije, horige
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German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon lat, from Proto-Germanic *lataz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /laːt/, /lɔːt/, /lɒːt/

Adjective[edit]

laat (comparative later or lätter, superlative laatst or lättst)

  1. late, tardy

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