DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Low German slu. Attested since the late 18th century.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /slyu̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sluw
  • Rhymes: -yu̯

AdjectiveEdit

sluw (comparative sluwer, superlative sluwst)

  1. sly, cunning

InflectionEdit

Inflection of sluw
uninflected sluw
inflected sluwe
comparative sluwer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial sluw sluwer het sluwst
het sluwste
indefinite m./f. sing. sluwe sluwere sluwste
n. sing. sluw sluwer sluwste
plural sluwe sluwere sluwste
definite sluwe sluwere sluwste
partitive sluws sluwers

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: slu