zooi

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier zode, from Middle Dutch sode (something boiled), from Old Dutch *sōtho, from Proto-Germanic *sauþô, from the same root as zieden (to boil). Cognate with Sod- in German Sodbrennen.

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Noun[edit]

zooi f (plural zooien, diminutive zooitje n or zootje n)

  1. mess, chaos
  2. (colloquial) things, a huge quantity of stuff
  3. (archaic) something boiled

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