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With NP of comparison
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The high degree limit of an adjective can be specified by a Noun Phrase (NP) of comparison:

Example 1

Sa dronken as in baarch
as drunk as a pig
Very drunk

The content of the comparison is irrelevant, as the mere construction of comparison automatically yields a high degree interpretation for the adjective.

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The high degree limit of an adjective can be specified by an NP of comparison:q

Example 2

Sa dronken as in baarch
as drunk as a pig
Very drunk

In such cases, it is immaterial what the degree of drunkenness is compared to since the construction as a whole carries the high degree interpretation. As a result, the comparison phrase can be creatively used:

Example 3

Sa dronken as in Audio dy't nei de keuring moat
as drunk as a Audio which to the check-up must
As drunk as an Audio which needs to go for a check-up

The comparison phrase may also be filled up by the function word watwhat, somewhat, anything:

Example 4

Sa dronken as wat
as drunk as anything
Very drunk

Many comparisons are collocations. Collocational comparison phrases may have a morphological counterpart:

Example 5

a. Sa glêd as sjippe
so slippery as soap
Very slippery
b. Sjippeglêd
soap.slippery
Very slippery

The high degree limit may also be left unexpressed:

Example 6

Hy wie sa dronken!
he was so drunk
He was very drunk!
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