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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch truerich, from Middle High German, from Proto-Germanic *dreuzagaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰrews- (to break, break off, crumble).

Cognate with Low German trurig, German traurig, English dreary.

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AdjectiveEdit

treurig (comparative treuriger, superlative treurigst)

  1. sad, melancholy

InflectionEdit

Inflection of treurig
uninflected treurig
inflected treurige
comparative treuriger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial treurig treuriger het treurigst
het treurigste
indefinite m./f. sing. treurige treurigere treurigste
n. sing. treurig treuriger treurigste
plural treurige treurigere treurigste
definite treurige treurigere treurigste
partitive treurigs treurigers

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