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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Dutch stof, from Middle Dutch stoffe, from Old French estophe, estoffe, from estoffer, from Frankish *stopfōn, *stoppōn (to cram, plug, stuff), from Proto-Germanic *stuppōną (to clog up, block, fill).

NounEdit

stof (plural stowwe, diminutive stoffie)

  1. material, substance

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch stof, from Middle Dutch stof, from Old Dutch *stof, from Proto-Germanic *stubą.

NounEdit

stof (uncountable, diminutive stoffie)

  1. dust

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Stoff.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stof n (singular definite stoffet, plural indefinite stoffer)

  1. cloth, fabric
  2. substance
  3. (physics) matter
  4. drug
  5. subject matter, material
    • 2012, Michael Lycke, Metusalemgenet, Art People →ISBN, page 113
      Efter affæren i Tyskland har forskellige medier opsøgt ham. Han er en god historie. Hans jagt på Sara på tværs af landegrænser er godt stof. Den makabre massegrav er godt stof.
      After the affair in Germany, different media have sought him out. He is a good story. His hunt for Sara across national borders is good material. The macabre mass grave is good material.
    • 2010, Henrik Marstal, Arvo Pärt: Længslen efter de hvide tangenter, Gyldendal A/S →ISBN
      Alt sammen godt, saftigt stof at viderebringe til læserne der næppe ligefrem har været forvænt med at nutidige komponister kunne have en løbebane af så arketypisk en karakter: historien om at lykkes trods alle odds.
      All of it good, juicy material to bring to the readers, who have hardly been accustomed to present-day composers having a career of such an archetypical nature: the story of succeeding in spite of all odds.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /stɔf/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: stof
  • Rhymes: -ɔf

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch stof, from Old Dutch *stof, from Proto-Germanic *stubą.

NounEdit

stof n (uncountable, diminutive stofje n)

  1. dust
Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: stof
  • Papiamentu: stòf

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch stoffe, from Old French estophe, estoffe, from estoffer, from Frankish *stopfōn, *stoppōn (to cram, plug, stuff), from Proto-Germanic *stuppōną (to clog up, block, fill). Compare German Stoff, English stuff.

NounEdit

stof f (plural stoffen, diminutive stofje n)

  1. matter, material
  2. substance
  3. fabric
  4. curriculum
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West FrisianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

stof n (plural stoffen, diminutive stofke)

  1. dust
Further readingEdit
  • stof (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

stof c (plural stoffen, diminutive stofke)

  1. matter, material
  2. material of study, subject
  3. substance
  4. fabric
Derived termsEdit
Further readingEdit
  • stof (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011