duvel

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Dialectal form of duivel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdy.vəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: du‧vel

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

Derived terms[edit]

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.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: duivel
    • Afrikaans: duiwel
  • Limburgish: duvel

Further reading[edit]

  • “duvel”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek[1], 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J., “duvel”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek[2], The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1885–1929, →ISBN