schoon

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See also: Schoon and schöön

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch schône, from Old Dutch scōni, from Proto-Germanic *skauniz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sxoːn/, (Belgium) [sxoːn], (Netherlands) [sxoʊ̯n]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oːn

Adjective[edit]

schoon (comparative schoner, superlative schoonst)

  1. (chiefly Belgium) beautiful
    Synonyms: fraai, mooi, knap, prachtig, schitterend
  2. (Netherlands) clean; cleansed
    Synonyms: kuis, net, proper, rein

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of schoon
uninflected schoon
inflected schone
comparative schoner
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial schoon schoner het schoonst
het schoonste
indefinite m./f. sing. schone schonere schoonste
n. sing. schoon schoner schoonste
plural schone schonere schoonste
definite schone schonere schoonste
partitive schoons schoners

Derived terms[edit]