aard

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See also: Aard, ård, and -aard

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch aert, from Old Dutch *ard, from Proto-Germanic *ardiz.

Noun[edit]

aard m (plural aarden, diminutive aardje n)

  1. nature, character, disposition
    Hij toonde zijn ware aard.
    He showed his true character.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

aard

  1. first-person singular present indicative of aarden
  2. imperative of aarden

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

aard f (plural aardes, diminutive aardje n)

  1. Alternative form of aarde.

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian *ard, erd, from Proto-Germanic *ardiz, related to Old English eard. More at erd.

Noun[edit]

aard c (plural aarden, diminutive aardsje)

  1. nature; character