See also: Hélder

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch helder, from hel.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

helder (attributive helder, comparative helderder, superlative helderste)

  1. clear, bright
  2. clear, lucid, obvious
  3. clear, transparent, lucid

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier heller, derived from or related to hel (bright), though the origin of the suffix -er is unknown.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɛldər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hel‧der
  • Rhymes: -ɛldər

AdjectiveEdit

helder (comparative helderder, superlative helderst)

  1. clear, bright
  2. clear, lucid, obvious
  3. clear, transparent, lucid

InflectionEdit

Inflection of helder
uninflected helder
inflected heldere
comparative helderder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial helder helderder het helderst
het helderste
indefinite m./f. sing. heldere helderdere helderste
n. sing. helder helderder helderste
plural heldere helderdere helderste
definite heldere helderdere helderste
partitive helders helderders

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: helder

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009) , “helder”, in Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press