schraal

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch schra (dry; poor, scanty), either from Proto-Germanic *skrēla- or Proto-Germanic *skrēha-. Further origin uncertain.

Doublet of schriel (regional), schrao (dialectal), cognates include West Frisian skriel, German schrāh (dialectal), Middle Low German schrā (poor, scanty, miserable), Old Norse skrá (dried skin) and its descendants.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

schraal (comparative schraler, superlative schraalst)

  1. poor, scanty

InflectionEdit

Inflection of schraal
uninflected schraal
inflected schrale
comparative schraler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial schraal schraler het schraalst
het schraalste
indefinite m./f. sing. schrale schralere schraalste
n. sing. schraal schraler schraalste
plural schrale schralere schraalste
definite schrale schralere schraalste
partitive schraals schralers