afval

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑfɑl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: af‧val

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch afval, shortening of slachtafval (that which fell off from slaughtered meat.), equivalent to af +‎ val. Compare English offal.

Noun[edit]

afval m or n (uncountable)

  1. rubbish, garbage, trash
    Morgen zullen zij het afval ophalen.
    Tomorrow, they will collect the garbage.
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Negerhollands: afval

Noun[edit]

afval m (plural afvallen)

  1. The act of dropping out (of a race etc.)
  2. apostasy, the act of rejecting a previous affiliation or belief
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

afval

  1. first-person singular present indicative of afvallen (when using a subclause)

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