uw

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *iuwa, from Proto-Germanic *izweraz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

uw (dependent possessive,independent possessive uwe)

  1. Second-person singular and plural; your

Usage notes[edit]

In standard Dutch this is the polite form of jouw. However, in Flanders it is commonly used as both formal and informal. The word jouw is not commonly used in Flanders.

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