diefte

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch diefte, from Old Dutch *thiuvitha, *thiofta, from Proto-Germanic *þiubiþō. Cognate with English theft.

Noun[edit]

diefte f (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete or dialectal) theft

Synonyms[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *thiuvitha, *thiofta, from Proto-Germanic *þiubiþō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdiəftə/, /ˈdiftə/

Noun[edit]

diefte f

  1. theft
    Synonyms: stal, diefstal

Inflection[edit]

Weak feminine
Singular Plural
Nominative diefte dieften
Accusative diefte dieften
Genitive dieften dieften
Dative diefte, dieften dieften

Alternative forms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • diefte”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • diefte”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929