oud

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English[edit]

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An oud.

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عود (ʿūd).

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Noun[edit]

oud (plural ouds)

  1. An Arabic and Turkish plucked string instrument resembling a lute.

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch oud.

Adjective[edit]

oud (attributive ou, comparative ouer, superlative oudste)

  1. old

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch out, from Old Dutch alt, from Proto-Germanic *aldaz, from Proto-Indo-European *altós. Compare German alt, West Frisian âld, Low German old, English old.

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Adjective[edit]

oud (comparative ouder, superlative oudst)

  1. old
    De oude man en de zee.
    The Old Man and the Sea.

Declension[edit]

Next to the regular form oude, the form ouwe is also used informally.

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