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Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier vlot ‎(flowing; fluent; fluid), from the Middle Dutch phrases int vlot, ant vlot ‎(on water; floating).


vlot ‎(comparative vlotter, superlative vlotst)

  1. smooth, easy
  2. quick, fast
Inflection of vlot
uninflected vlot
inflected vlotte
comparative vlotter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial vlot vlotter het vlotst
het vlotste
indefinite m./f. sing. vlotte vlottere vlotste
n. sing. vlot vlotter vlotste
plural vlotte vlottere vlotste
definite vlotte vlottere vlotste
partitive vlots vlotters

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch vlot, ultimately from a conflation of Proto-Germanic *flutą ‎(flow; stream) and Proto-Germanic *flutô ‎(small boat). Cognate with West Frisian flot ‎(raft), German Low German Flott, Flött ‎(raft), Old English flot ‎(sea), Old English flota ‎(ship; vessel; fleet), Old Norse flot ‎(that which floats; grease), Icelandic floti ‎(fleet). Also related to German Floß ‎(raft), Old English flīete ‎(that which floats; boat; raft; cream), Danish flåde ‎(raft), Swedish flotte ‎(raft).


vlot n ‎(plural vlotten, diminutive vlotje n)

  1. raft

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.



  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of vlotten
  2. imperative of vlotten