jawel

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ja 'yes' + wel 'well, indeed'

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

jawel

  1. an emphatic yes, to indicate strong agreement, or dissent in reply to a negative statement or question
    "Jawel", zei ze, "ik denk wel dat dat juist is".
    "Yes" she said "I do think that that is true.".