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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch dwers, from Old Dutch *thwerhes, genitive form of Proto-Germanic *þwerhaz(cross, adverse). Cognates include English thwart and queer, Swedish tvär, Danish tvært, German quer, Gothic 𐌸𐍅𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌷𐍃(þwairhs).

AdjectiveEdit

dwars ‎(comparative dwarser, superlative meest dwars or dwarst)

  1. in a crosswise direction, transverse, at right angles
  2. slantwise, diagonal, askew
  3. rebellious, stubbornly disobedient

InflectionEdit

Inflection of dwars
uninflected dwars
inflected dwarse
comparative dwarser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial dwars dwarser het dwarst
het dwarste
indefinite m./f. sing. dwarse dwarsere dwarste
n. sing. dwars dwarser dwarste
plural dwarse dwarsere dwarste
definite dwarse dwarsere dwarste
partitive dwars dwarsers

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