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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch goed.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

goed ‎(attributive goeie, comparative beter, superlative beste)

  1. good

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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.

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. 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.

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

AdverbEdit

goed

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

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.

AntonymsEdit

NounEdit

goed n ‎(plural goederen, diminutive goedje n)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) goods
  2. (archaic) an estate, a manor

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Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

goed

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

WelshEdit

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-. Cognate to Dutch goed, English good, German gut, Danish god.

AdjectiveEdit

goed ‎(inflected goede, comparative better, superlative bêst)

  1. good
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