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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the sense below, apparently because the cloth was perceived as dull and uninteresting.

AdjectiveEdit

saai ‎(comparative saaier, superlative saaist)

  1. boring, tedious
InflectionEdit
Inflection of saai
uninflected saai
inflected saaie
comparative saaier
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial saai saaier het saaist
het saaiste
indefinite m./f. sing. saaie saaiere saaiste
n. sing. saai saaier saaiste
plural saaie saaiere saaiste
definite saaie saaiere saaiste
partitive saais saaiers

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch saye, saey, from Old French saie, from Latin sagum.

NounEdit

saai c ‎(uncountable)

  1. woven woollen cloth
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