voelen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch, from Old Dutch *fuolen (to feel), from Proto-Germanic *fōlijaną (to taste, feel), from Proto-Indo-European *pelem-, *pal- (to swing, shake). Cognate with Low German fölen, föhlen, German fühlen, West Frisian fiele, English feel. More at feel.

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Verb[edit]

voelen (past singular voelde, past participle gevoeld)

  1. (transitive) to feel, to have sensation of
    Voel je de wind die door je haren ruist?
    Do you feel the wind that rushes through your hair?
  2. (reflexive, ditransitive) to feel, to experience a feeling
    Ik voel me niet zo goed.
    I don't feel so good.

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