dweil

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dʋɛi̯l/
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  • Hyphenation: dweil
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯l

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch dwâle, *dweile, from Old Dutch *thwāla, *thweila, from Proto-Germanic *þwahilō. Doublet of dwaal.

Noun[edit]

dweil m (plural dweilen, diminutive dweiltje n)

  1. floorcloth
  2. worthless person; weakling
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

dweil

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

Anagrams[edit]