zuur

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch suur, from Old Dutch *sūr, from Frankish *sūr. The adjective is from Proto-Germanic *sūraz (ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *sūr-), and the noun from *sūran. Compare Low German suur, West Frisian soer, German sauer, English sour, Danish sur.

Adjective[edit]

zuur (comparative zuurder, superlative zuurst)

  1. sour

Declension[edit]

Inflection of zuur
uninflected zuur
inflected zure
comparative zuurder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial zuur zuurder het zuurst
het zuurste
indefinite m./f. sing. zure zuurdere zuurste
n. sing. zuur zuurder zuurste
plural zure zuurdere zuurste
definite zure zuurdere zuurste
partitive zuurs zuurders

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Noun[edit]

zuur n (plural zuren, diminutive zuurtje n)

  1. acid

Derived terms[edit]