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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch duur.

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): [dyr]

AdjectiveEdit

duur (attributive dure, comparative duurder, superlative duurste)

  1. expensive

DescendantsEdit

  • Shona: -dhura
    Chichewa: -dula

ReferencesEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch diere, dure, from Old Dutch diuri, from Proto-Germanic *diurijaz. Doublet of dier.

AdjectiveEdit

duur (comparative duurder, superlative duurst)

  1. expensive
    De duurste Stradivarius is 'The Hammer' die in 2006 $3,5 miljoen opleverde. — The most expensive Stradivarius is 'The Hammer', which produced $3.5 million in 2006.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of duur
uninflected duur
inflected dure
comparative duurder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial duur duurder het duurst
het duurste
indefinite m./f. sing. dure duurdere duurste
n. sing. duur duurder duurste
plural dure duurdere duurste
definite dure duurdere duurste
partitive duurs duurders

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

duur m (uncountable)

  1. duration
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

duur

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

AnagramsEdit


WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dúra.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

duur (preterite durä)

  1. (intransitive) To doze off for a while, sleep a little, nap briefly.
  2. (intransitive, with å) To faint, grow numb.

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