stroef

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See also: śtröf

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch struuf, from Old Dutch *strūf, from Proto-Germanic *strūbaz (stiff, rough, bristly, shaggy), from Proto-Indo-European *strewbʰ-, *strewb- (stiff). Cognate with Middle Low German struuf, West Frisian stroef, German straub and struppig.

Adjective[edit]

stroef (comparative stroever, superlative stroefst)

  1. rough, not smooth
  2. difficult to move
  3. stiff, stern

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of stroef
uninflected stroef
inflected stroeve
comparative stroever
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial stroef stroever het stroefst
het stroefste
indefinite m./f. sing. stroeve stroevere stroefste
n. sing. stroef stroever stroefste
plural stroeve stroevere stroefste
definite stroeve stroevere stroefste
partitive stroefs stroevers