nijdas

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Etymology[edit]

Germanic, nijd 'envy, anger', from Middle Dutch nijt, probably confounded (popular etymology) with eidas 'lizard; shrew'

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  • Hyphenation: nij‧das

Noun[edit]

nijdas m (plural nijdassen, diminutive nijdasje n)

  1. A grouch, cross-patch, nastily grumpy man

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