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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch struuf, from Old Dutch *strūf, from Proto-Germanic *strūbaz (stiff, rough, bristly, shaggy), from Proto-Indo-European *strewbʰ-, *strewb- (stiff). Cognate with Middle Low German struuf, West Frisian stroef, German straub and struppig.

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -uf

AdjectiveEdit

stroef (comparative stroever, superlative stroefst)

  1. rough, not smooth
  2. difficult to move
  3. stiff, stern

InflectionEdit

Inflection of stroef
uninflected stroef
inflected stroeve
comparative stroever
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial stroef stroever het stroefst
het stroefste
indefinite m./f. sing. stroeve stroevere stroefste
n. sing. stroef stroever stroefste
plural stroeve stroevere stroefste
definite stroeve stroevere stroefste
partitive stroefs stroevers