ontfermen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch entfarmen, ontfarmen, from Old Dutch *intfarmon, with two prefixes ont- and af attached to Proto-Germanic *armāną (to pity). The word erbarmen derives from the same source, via Old High German and with a different prefix. Related to arm (poor).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ontfermen (past singular ontfermde, past participle ontfermd)

  1. to take pity

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