duim

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *thūmo, from Proto-Germanic *þūmô. Compare West Frisian tomme, Low German Dumen, German Daumen, English thumb, Danish tomme, Swedish tumme.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

duim m (plural duimen, diminutive duimpje n)

  1. thumb, the inner-most finger
  2. inch

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

duim

  1. first-person singular present indicative of duimen
  2. imperative of duimen