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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch droeve, droue, from Old Dutch *drōvi, *druovi, from Proto-Germanic *drōbuz (turbid). Compare English droff and German trüb.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

droef (comparative droever, superlative droefst)

  1. sad, miserable
    Jij maakt mij droef. You make me sad.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of droef
uninflected droef
inflected droeve
comparative droever
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial droef droever het droefst
het droefste
indefinite m./f. sing. droeve droevere droefste
n. sing. droef droever droefste
plural droeve droevere droefste
definite droeve droevere droefste
partitive droefs droevers

VerbEdit

droef

  1. first-person singular present indicative of droeven
  2. imperative of droeven