aarde

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch aarde, from Middle Dutch āerde, from Old Dutch ertha, from Proto-Germanic *erþō.

Noun[edit]

aarde (plural aardes, diminutive aardetjie)

  1. Earth (planet)
  2. (uncountable) earth, ground, soil

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch āerde, from Old Dutch ertha, from Proto-Germanic *erþō.

Noun[edit]

aarde f (plural aardes, diminutive aardetje n)

  1. earth, soil, ground
  2. (electricity) earth, ground
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The final -e is usually dropped in compounds.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

aarde

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of aarden