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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