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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *dupsa, from Proto-Indo-European *dheu- 'blow, smoke; dark, gray, deep'. Compare Old English dofian (rage), Dutch dof, Middle High German top (senseless, brainless, crazy), Ancient Greek τῦφος (tûphos, smoke, steam, dense smoke; wooziness, folly, silly pride), Latin suffio (to fumigate), Old Norse dyja (to shake).

NounEdit

duf m

  1. air blow, anger, impatience, rage
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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

duf (comparative duffer, superlative dufst)

  1. unable to think clearly
  2. boring, uninteresting
  3. fusty, moldy

InflectionEdit

Inflection of duf
uninflected duf
inflected duffe
comparative duffer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial duf duffer het dufst
het dufste
indefinite m./f. sing. duffe duffere dufste
n. sing. duf duffer dufste
plural duffe duffere dufste
definite duffe duffere dufste
partitive dufs duffers

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WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Old Norse dýfa (to dip), English dive, from Proto-Germanic *dūbijaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dūf

  1. dip bread in lard of fatty meat, broth or cream
    han hȧdd sä fett i kött du skull få duf däg mätten å flatt i gryta
    He had such fatty meat, that one could dip the bread in the lard in the pot and thereby become full.

ReferencesEdit

  • Stenberg, Pehr, Widmark, Gusten, “duva v dūf”, in Ordbok över Umemålet [Dictionary of the Umeå speech], ISBN 91-7222-016-3, page 23
  • Rietz, Johan Ernst, “DUV’”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 107