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AfrikaansEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch rood, of which the inflected form is rooie in colloquial or dialectal speech.

AdjectiveEdit

rooi ‎(attributive rooie, comparative rooier, superlative rooiste)

  1. red

Derived termsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From rood through vowelization of intervocalic -d- (in inflected forms).

AdjectiveEdit

rooi ‎(comparative rooier, superlative rooist)

  1. (informal, chiefly attributive) Alternative form of rood(red)
InflectionEdit
Inflection of rooi
uninflected rooi
inflected rooie
comparative rooier
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial rooi rooier het rooist
het rooiste
indefinite m./f. sing. rooie rooiere rooiste
n. sing. rooi rooier rooiste
plural rooie rooiere rooiste
definite rooie rooiere rooiste
partitive roois rooiers

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

rooi

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