AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch duur.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [dyr]

AdjectiveEdit

duur (attributive dure, comparative duurder, superlative duurste)

  1. expensive

DescendantsEdit

  • Shona: -dhura
    Chichewa: -dula
  • Xhosa: -duru

ReferencesEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dyr/, [dyːr], [dyər]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: duur
  • Rhymes: -yr

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
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From duren.

NounEdit

duur m (uncountable)

  1. duration
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

duur

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

AnagramsEdit


SomaliEdit

NounEdit

duur ?

  1. forest

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.

Related termsEdit