slee

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sleː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: slee
  • Rhymes: -eː

Etymology 1[edit]

From older slede, from Middle Dutch slēde, from Old Dutch *slido, from Proto-Germanic *slidô.

Noun[edit]

slee f (plural sleeën, diminutive sleetje n)

  1. sled, sleigh, wheelless vehicle which glides on land or ice
  2. (colloquial) A large/prestigious car
    Synonym: bolide
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  • Afrikaans: slee
  • English: sleigh

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *slaihwō, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)leie- (bluish); related to Danish slåen, and perhaps with Russian сли́ва (slíva, plum).

Noun[edit]

slee m (plural sleeën, diminutive sleetje n)

  1. The spiny shrub sloe, Prunus spinosa
    Synonym: sleedoorn
  2. m or f Its stony fruit
    Synonym: sleepruim

Etymology 3[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

slee (comparative sleeër, superlative sleest)

  1. stiff, cramped
  2. blunt
  3. sour
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of slee
uninflected slee
inflected sleeë
comparative sleeër
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial slee sleeër het sleest
het sleeste
indefinite m./f. sing. sleeë sleeëre sleeste
n. sing. slee sleeër sleeste
plural sleeë sleeëre sleeste
definite sleeë sleeëre sleeste
partitive slees sleeërs
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Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

slee

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

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