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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch goed, from Middle Dutch goet, from Old Dutch guot, from Proto-Germanic *gōdaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

goed (attributive goeie, comparative beter, superlative beste)

  1. good

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣut/
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  • Hyphenation: goed
  • Rhymes: -ut

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch goet, from Old Dutch guot, from Proto-Germanic *gōdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰedʰ-.

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.
    Antonym: slecht
  2. correct, right (factually or morally)
    Helaas, dat antwoord was niet goed.
    Unfortunately, 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.
    Antonyms: fout, verkeerd
  3. all right, fine
    Dat is goed hoor.
    That's all right. That's fine.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of goed
uninflected goed
inflected goede
comparative beter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial goed beter het best
het beste
indefinite m./f. sing. goede betere beste
n. sing. goed beter beste
plural goede betere beste
definite goede betere beste
partitive goeds beters

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

Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

AdverbEdit

goed

  1. well
    Hij speelt goed tennis. — He plays tennis well.
    Antonym: slecht
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 in the plural) goods
    Synonym: waren
  2. (archaic) an estate, a manor
    Synonyms: landgoed, hof
  3. (informal) clothes, clothing
    Voor het sollicitatiegesprek had hij zich in zijn zondagse goed gestoken, maar zag er desondanks sjofel uit.He had donned his best clothes for the job interview, but nevertheless made a shabby impression.
    Synonyms: kleren, kleding, kledij
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

goed

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

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

goed

  1. Soft mutation of coed.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
coed goed nghoed choed
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian gōd, from Proto-Germanic *gōdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰedʰ-.

AdjectiveEdit

goed

  1. good

InflectionEdit

Inflection of goed
uninflected goed
inflected goede
comparative better
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial goed better it bêst
it bêste
indefinite c. sing. goede bettere bêste
n. sing. goed better bêste
plural goede bettere bêste
definite goede bettere bêste
partitive goeds betters

Further readingEdit

  • goed (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

ZealandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch goet, from Old Dutch guot, from Proto-Germanic *gōdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰedʰ-.

AdjectiveEdit

goed

  1. good

InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.