AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch goed.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

goed (attributive goeie, comparative beter, superlative beste)

  1. good

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch goed, from Old Dutch guot, from Proto-Germanic *gōdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰedʰ-. Cognate to West Frisian goed, English good, German gut, Danish god.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

goed (comparative beter, superlative best)

  1. good
    Ik voel me goed.
    I feel good.
    Het is een goede informatiebron.
    It is a good source of information.
  2. correct, right (factually or morally)
    Helaas, dat antwoord was niet goed.
    Too bad, that answer was not correct.
    Sommige mensen zien het verschil niet tussen goed en fout.
    Some people can't see the difference between right and wrong.
  3. alright, fine
    Dat is goed hoor.
    That's alright. That's fine.

DeclensionEdit

Next to the regular form goede, the form goeie is also used informally.

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AdverbEdit

goed

  1. well
    Hij speelt goed tennis. — He plays tennis well.

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Usage notesEdit

Adverbs are the same as adjectives, so also the archaic adverb wel (well) is now goed, though it is still used in compounds, see words starting with "wel" in Van Dale.

NounEdit

goed n (plural goederen, diminutive goedje n)

  1. (usually plural) goods
  2. (archaic) an estate, a manor

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VerbEdit

goed

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

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian gōd, from Proto-Germanic *gōdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰedʰ-. Cognate to Dutch goed, English good, German gut, Danish god.

AdjectiveEdit

goed (inflected goede, comparative better, superlative bêst)

  1. good
Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 02:32