surmule

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sur (surly, sulky) +‎ mule (to sulk, pout), maybe from Middle Low German sūrmūlen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /surmuːlə/, [ˈsuɐ̯ˌmuːˀlə], [ˈsuɐ̯ˌmuːlə]

Verb[edit]

surmule (imperative surmul, infinitive at surmule, present tense surmuler, past tense surmulede, past participle har surmulet)

  1. sulk (to express ill humor or offense by remaining sullenly silent or withdrawn)
  2. pout (push out one’s lips)

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