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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑf

AdjectiveEdit

laf (comparative laffer, superlative lafst)

  1. cowardly
    Maar de algemene regel is dat de man, "zwak of sterk", volgens Kuyper "Koning in zijn huis" is en dat "Een man die zijn vrouw in huis 'de baas laat spelen' laf en onmannelijk is.[1] — But the general rule is that the man, "weak or strong," according to Kuyper "is king of his house" and that "a man who lets his wife 'play the boss' is cowardly and unmanly."

InflectionEdit

Inflection of laf
uninflected laf
inflected laffe
comparative laffer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial laf laffer het lafst
het lafste
indefinite m./f. sing. laffe laffere lafste
n. sing. laf laffer lafste
plural laffe laffere lafste
definite laffe laffere lafste
partitive lafs laffers

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IcelandicEdit

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NounEdit

laf n (genitive singular lafs, nominative plural löf)

  1. lap, skirt (of a coat)

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LuxembourgishEdit

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VerbEdit

laf

  1. second-person singular imperative of lafen

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *laibō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lāf f (nominative plural lāfe)

  1. leavings, remains
  2. legacy
  3. heirloom

DescendantsEdit

  • English: lave

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

laf (nominative plural lafs)

  1. half

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