bijster

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch bijster (away, loose). Middle Dutch also has an adverb bijsterlijc (ferociously), whose meaning was later taken over by bijster.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛi̯.stər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bijs‧ter
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯stər

AdjectiveEdit

bijster (used only predicatively, not comparable)

  1. lost, missing
    Het spoor bijster zijn.

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AdverbEdit

bijster

  1. very