straf

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Early modern Dutch straffe, derived from straffen. Compare German Strafe.

NounEdit

straf f ‎(plural straffen, diminutive strafje n)

  1. punishment, penalty, sanction
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VerbEdit

straf

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

Etymology 2Edit

From late Middle Dutch straf. Further etymology is not known.

AdjectiveEdit

straf ‎(comparative straffer, superlative strafst)

  1. heavy, hefty
  2. spicy
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of straf
uninflected straf
inflected straffe
comparative straffer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial straf straffer het strafst
het strafste
indefinite m./f. sing. straffe straffere strafste
n. sing. straf straffer strafste
plural straffe straffere strafste
definite straffe straffere strafste
partitive strafs straffers
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VerbEdit

straf

  1. Imperative singular of strafen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of strafen.
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