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rof

rof

See also: röf and -rof

Dutch

Etymology

English rough.

Adjective

rof (comparative roffer, superlative rofst)

  1. (slang) rough (clarification of this Dutch definition is being sought)

Inflection

Inflection of rof
uninflected rof
inflected roffe
comparative roffer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial rof roffer het rofst
het rofste
indefinite m./f. sing. roffe roffere rofste
n. sing. rof roffer rofste
plural roffe roffere rofste
definite roffe roffere rofste
partitive rofs roffers

Old English

Adjective

rōf

  1. vigorous, strong; valiant, brave, keen
    • Beowulf
      Géat unigmetes wél / rófne randwigan restan lyste.
      Eager the Geat, shield-fighter sturdy, for sleeping yearned
  2. noble, renowned
    • Beowulf
      ac hé mægnes róf mín costode.
      But he, famed for his strength, tested me.