duvel

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Dialectal form of duivel

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: du‧vel

Noun[edit]

duvel m (plural duvels, diminutive duveltje n)

  1. devil
  2. body, especially in op z'n duvel 'a beating'
  3. impish child, rascal
  4. (capitalized, legally a trade mark) an atypical, 'develish' strong blond Flemish beer

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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