See also: Slee

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch slee.

NounEdit

slee (plural sleë)

  1. sledge
  2. sled, sleigh

DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sleː/
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  • Hyphenation: slee
  • Rhymes: -eː

Etymology 1Edit

From older slede, from Middle Dutch slēde, from Old Dutch *slido, from Proto-Germanic *slidô.

NounEdit

slee f (plural sleeën, diminutive sleetje n)

  1. sled, sleigh, wheelless vehicle which glides on land or ice
  2. (colloquial) A large/prestigious car
    Synonym: bolide
Alternative formsEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: slee
  • English: sleigh
  • Papiamentu: slede (dated, from slede)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *slaihǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)leh₃y- (bluish); related to Danish slåen, and perhaps with Russian сли́ва (slíva, plum).

NounEdit

slee m (plural sleeën, diminutive sleetje n)

  1. The spiny shrub sloe, Prunus spinosa
    Synonym: sleedoorn
  2. m or f Its stony fruit
    Synonym: sleepruim

Etymology 3Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

AdjectiveEdit

slee (comparative sleeër, superlative sleest)

  1. stiff, cramped
  2. blunt
  3. sour
InflectionEdit
Inflection of slee
uninflected slee
inflected sleeë
comparative sleeër
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial slee sleeër het sleest
het sleeste
indefinite m./f. sing. sleeë sleeëre sleeste
n. sing. slee sleeër sleeste
plural sleeë sleeëre sleeste
definite sleeë sleeëre sleeste
partitive slees sleeërs
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SynonymsEdit
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Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

slee

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

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