vuil

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch vuil, from Middle Dutch vuul, from Old Dutch *fūl, from Proto-Germanic *fūlaz.

Adjective[edit]

vuil (attributive vuile, comparative vuiler, superlative vuilste)

  1. obscene, indecent, dirty
  2. dishonorable

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch vuul, from Old Dutch *fūl. The adjective is from Proto-Germanic *fūlaz, the noun from Proto-Germanic *fūlą. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pū-, *pew-. Akin to English foul, German faul, Danish and Swedish ful.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vœy̯l/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -œy̯l

Adjective[edit]

vuil (comparative vuiler, superlative vuilst)

  1. dirty, filthy
  2. obscene, lewd
  3. dishonorable
  4. illegal, improper
  5. (nautical) fouled, having its wetted surface polluted by marine organisms

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of vuil
uninflected vuil
inflected vuile
comparative vuiler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial vuil vuiler het vuilst
het vuilste
indefinite m./f. sing. vuile vuilere vuilste
n. sing. vuil vuiler vuilste
plural vuile vuilere vuilste
definite vuile vuilere vuilste
partitive vuils vuilers

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

vuil n (uncountable, diminutive vuiltje n)

  1. dirt, filth
  2. garbage, trash, waste, litter