DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch stēvich. Either from:

  • stijf (stiff) +‎ -ig (-y)
  • staf (stick) +‎ -ig (-y)

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

stevig (comparative steviger, superlative stevigst)

  1. firm, sturdy
  2. sizeable, considerable
    een stevige wandeling door de binnenstad maken
    to take a good long walk through the inner city

InflectionEdit

Inflection of stevig
uninflected stevig
inflected stevige
comparative steviger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial stevig steviger het stevigst
het stevigste
indefinite m./f. sing. stevige stevigere stevigste
n. sing. stevig steviger stevigste
plural stevige stevigere stevigste
definite stevige stevigere stevigste
partitive stevigs stevigers

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AdverbEdit

  1. firmly