Witwe

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Witwe f (genitive Witwe, plural Witwen)

  1. widow

Further reading[edit]