Witwe

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From Old High German wituwa (akin to Old Saxon widowa and Old English widewe), from Proto-Germanic *widuwǭ, and ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁widʰéwh₂ (widow). Compare Dutch weduwe, English widow.

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Witwe f (genitive Witwe, plural Witwen, masculine Witwer)

  1. widow

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