Witwe

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wituwa (akin to Old Saxon widowa and Old English widewe), from Proto-Germanic *widuwǭ, and ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁widʰéwh₂ (widow). Compare Dutch weduwe, English widow.

Noun[edit]

Witwe f (genitive Witwe, plural Witwen)

  1. widow

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