schuin

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sxœy̯n/
  • Hyphenation: schuin
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -œy̯n

Etymology 1[edit]

Origin uncertain. Apparently related to German Low German schüün (slanting, sloping), Saterland Frisian schüün (slanting, sloping), West Frisian skean (slanting, sloping), Middle English askoin (at a slant, askance), Norwegian skeina (to move obliquely).

Adjective[edit]

schuin (comparative schuiner, superlative schuinst)

  1. slanted, slanting
  2. obscene
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of schuin
uninflected schuin
inflected schuine
comparative schuiner
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial schuin schuiner het schuinst
het schuinste
indefinite m./f. sing. schuine schuinere schuinste
n. sing. schuin schuiner schuinste
plural schuine schuinere schuinste
definite schuine schuinere schuinste
partitive schuins schuiners
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Adverb[edit]

schuin

  1. diagonally
    schuin achter mij – diagonally behind me

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

schuin

  1. first-person singular present indicative of schuinen
  2. imperative of schuinen