saai

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -aːi̯
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Etymology 1[edit]

From the sense below, apparently because the cloth was perceived as dull and uninteresting.

Adjective[edit]

saai (comparative saaier, superlative saaist)

  1. boring, tedious
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of saai
uninflected saai
inflected saaie
comparative saaier
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial saai saaier het saaist
het saaiste
indefinite m./f. sing. saaie saaiere saaiste
n. sing. saai saaier saaiste
plural saaie saaiere saaiste
definite saaie saaiere saaiste
partitive saais saaiers

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch saye, saey, from Old French saie, from Latin sagum.

Noun[edit]

saai c (uncountable)

  1. woven woollen cloth
  2. (Brabantian) wool (in yarn form)
    een bolleke sui(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    Synonyms: wol

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Brabantian) sui

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