duvel

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: du‧vel

Etymology[edit]

Dialectal form of duivel

Noun[edit]

duvel m (plural duvels, diminutive duveltje n)

  1. devil
  2. body, especially in op z'n duvel (a beating)
  3. impish child, rascal

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch diuval, from Latin diabolus, from Ancient Greek διάβολος (diábolos).

Noun[edit]

duvel m

  1. devil, demon
  2. Devil, Satan

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Further reading[edit]

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