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Comparative adjectives can be modified by specific modifiers which cannot be used when the adjective is used in the positive degree.

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Comparative adjectives can be modified by specific modifiers which cannot be used when the adjective is used in the positive degree. Most of these modifiers can also be used with the inherent comparative oarselse, different:

Example 1

a. folle 'much, many'
*folle dúdlik
Lit: much clear
folle dúdliker
much clearer
folle minder dúdlik
much less clear
net folle oars
not much different
b. wat 'somewhat, something'
*wat dúdlik
Lit: somewhat clear
wat dúdliker
somewhat clearer
wat minder dúdlik
somewhat less clear
wat oars
something else
c. noch 'even, still'
*noch dúdlik
Lit: even clear
noch dúdliker
even clearer
noch minder dúdlik
even less clear
d. namste 'so much the'
*namse dúdlik
so much the clear
namste dúdliker
so much the clearer
namste minder dúdlik
so much the less clear
e. safolste / safolleste 'so much the'
*safolste dúdlik
Lit: so much the clear
safolste dúdliker
so much the clearer
safolste minder dúdlik
so much the less clear
safolste oars
so much else
f. in ein 'a piece, a lot'
*in ein dúdlik
Lit: a lot clear
in ein dúdliker
a lot clearer
in ein minder dúdlik
a lot less clear
in ein oars
a lot different
g. gâns 'much'
*gâns heech
Lit: much high
gâns heger
much higher
gâns minder heech
much less high
gans oars
much different

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More details can be found in Hoekstra (2000).

References:
  • Hoekstra, Jarich2000Sa en net oars of: waar vergelijking en ontkenning elkaar ontmoetenBesten, Hans den, Elffers, Els & Luif, Jan (eds.)Samengevoegde woorden: voor Wim Klooster bij zijn afscheid als hoogleraarUniversiteit van Amsterdam135-144
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