droom

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch droom, from Middle Dutch droom, from Old Dutch *drōm, from Proto-Germanic *draumaz.

Noun[edit]

droom (plural drome)

  1. dream

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch dromen, from Old Dutch *drōmen, from Proto-Germanic *draumijaną.

Verb[edit]

droom (present droom, present participle dromende, past participle gedroom)

  1. (intransitive) to dream

Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /droːm/
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  • Hyphenation: droom
  • Rhymes: -oːm

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch drôom, from Old Dutch drōm, from Proto-West Germanic *draum, from Proto-Germanic *draumaz.

Noun[edit]

droom m (plural dromen, diminutive droompje n)

  1. dream
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: droom
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: drum
  • Jersey Dutch: drôm
  • Negerhollands: droom

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

droom

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

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch drōm, from Proto-Germanic *draumaz.

Noun[edit]

drôom m

  1. dream
  2. something incredible, wondrous
  3. falsehood

Inflection[edit]

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