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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vlɔt/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔt

Etymology 1Edit

From earlier vlot (flowing; fluent; fluid), from the Middle Dutch phrases int vlot, ant vlot (on water; floating). Compare German flott (from Middle Dutch).

AdjectiveEdit

vlot (comparative vlotter, superlative vlotst)

  1. smooth, easy
  2. quick, fast
InflectionEdit
Inflection of vlot
uninflected vlot
inflected vlotte
comparative vlotter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial vlot vlotter het vlotst
het vlotste
indefinite m./f. sing. vlotte vlottere vlotste
n. sing. vlot vlotter vlotste
plural vlotte vlottere vlotste
definite vlotte vlottere vlotste
partitive vlots vlotters

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch vlot, ultimately from a conflation of Proto-Germanic *flutą (flow; stream) and Proto-Germanic *flutô (small boat). Cognate with West Frisian flot (raft), German Low German Flott, Flött (raft), Old English flot (sea), Old English flota (ship; vessel; fleet), Old Norse flot (that which floats; grease), Icelandic floti (fleet). Also related to German Floß (raft), Old English flīete (that which floats; boat; raft; cream), Danish flåde (raft), Swedish flotte (raft).

NounEdit

vlot n (plural vlotten, diminutive vlotje n)

  1. raft

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

vlot

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of vlotten
  2. imperative of vlotten