dwerg

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch dwerg, from Middle Dutch dwerch, from Old Dutch *dwerg, from Proto-Germanic *dwergaz.

Noun[edit]

dwerg (plural dwerge, diminutive dwergie)

  1. dwarf (small human; small specimen, breed or species of animal)
  2. (fiction, folklore, fantasy, mythology) dwarf (small folkloristic humanoid)

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch dwerch, from Old Dutch *dwerg, from Proto-Germanic *dwergaz. Compare West Frisian dwerch, German Zwerg, English dwarf, Danish dværg.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dʋɛrx/
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  • Hyphenation: dwerg
  • Rhymes: -ɛrx

Noun[edit]

dwerg m (plural dwergen, diminutive dwergje n, feminine dwergin)

  1. dwarf (small human; small specimen, breed or species of animal)
  2. (fiction, folklore, fantasy, mythology) dwarf (small folkloristic humanoid)

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