werkloos

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɛrk.loːs/
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  • Hyphenation: werk‧loos

Adjective[edit]

werkloos (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of werkeloos

Usage notes[edit]

In recent years, some writers have started to make a distinction between the alternative forms werkloos and werkeloos, reserving the former for the sense “unemployed” and the latter for the sense “idle”. This distinction has no historical basis.[1]

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of werkloos
uninflected werkloos
inflected werkloze
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial werkloos
indefinite m./f. sing. werkloze
n. sing. werkloos
plural werkloze
definite werkloze
partitive werkloos

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Werkloos / werkeloos”, in Taalloket [1], Genootschap Onze Taal, May 2, 2017, retrieved November 3, 2019.