stof

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Afrikaans[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch stof, from Middle Dutch stoffe, from Old French estophe, estoffe, from estoffer, from Old High German stoffōn, from Proto-West Germanic *stuppōn (to cram, plug, stuff).

Noun[edit]

stof (plural stowwe, diminutive stoffie)

  1. material, substance

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch stof, from Middle Dutch stof, from Old Dutch *stof, from Proto-Germanic *stubą.

Noun[edit]

stof (uncountable, diminutive stoffie)

  1. dust

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Stoff.

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Noun[edit]

stof n (singular definite stoffet, plural indefinite stoffer)

  1. cloth, fabric
  2. substance
  3. (physics) matter
  4. drug
  5. subject matter, material
    • 2012, Michael Lycke, Metusalemgenet, Art People →ISBN, page 113
      Efter affæren i Tyskland har forskellige medier opsøgt ham. Han er en god historie. Hans jagt på Sara på tværs af landegrænser er godt stof. Den makabre massegrav er godt stof.
      After the affair in Germany, different media have sought him out. He is a good story. His hunt for Sara across national borders is good material. The macabre mass grave is good material.
    • 2010, Henrik Marstal, Arvo Pärt: Længslen efter de hvide tangenter, Gyldendal A/S →ISBN
      Alt sammen godt, saftigt stof at viderebringe til læserne der næppe ligefrem har været forvænt med at nutidige komponister kunne have en løbebane af så arketypisk en karakter: historien om at lykkes trods alle odds.
      All of it good, juicy material to bring to the readers, who have hardly been accustomed to present-day composers having a career of such an archetypical nature: the story of succeeding in spite of all odds.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stɔf/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: stof
  • Rhymes: -ɔf

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch stof, from Old Dutch *stof, from Proto-Germanic *stubą.

Noun[edit]

stof n (uncountable, diminutive stofje n)

  1. dust
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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: stof
  • Papiamentu: stòf

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch stoffe, from Old French estophe, estoffe, from estoffer, from Old High German stoffōn, from Proto-West Germanic *stuppōn (to cram, plug, stuff). Compare German Stoff, English stuff.

Noun[edit]

stof f (plural stoffen, diminutive stofje n)

  1. matter, material
  2. substance
  3. fabric
  4. curriculum
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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Dutch stof, from Middle Dutch stof, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *stubą (dust).

Noun[edit]

stof n (plural stoffen, diminutive stofke)

  1. dust
Further reading[edit]
  • stof (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch stof.

Noun[edit]

stof c (plural stoffen, diminutive stofke)

  1. matter, material
  2. material of study, subject
  3. substance
  4. fabric
Derived terms[edit]
Further reading[edit]
  • stof (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011