goud

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Old French gaide, French guède, from Old High German; or compare French gaude. See also woad.

Noun[edit]

goud (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) woad

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

goud (plural gouds)

  1. Alternative form of gourde (Haitian currency)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for goud in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Chemical element
Au
Previous: platinum (Pt)
Next: kwik (Hg)

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch goud, from Middle Dutch gout, from Old Dutch golt, from Proto-Germanic *gulþą.

Noun[edit]

goud (uncountable)

  1. gold

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch gouden.

Adjective[edit]

goud (attributive goue, comparative gouer, superlative goudste)

  1. made out of gold
  2. golden, gold-coloured

Dutch[edit]

Chemical element
Au
Previous: platina (Pt)
Next: kwik (Hg)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch gout, from Old Dutch golt, from Proto-Germanic *gulþą.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɣɑu̯t/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: goud
  • Rhymes: -ɑu̯t

Noun[edit]

goud n (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) gold
    zwart goud - oil
    zwart goud - vinyl record
    blauw goud - water
  2. (heraldry) or, gold

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: goud
  • Sranan Tongo: gowtu

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian gōd, from Proto-Germanic *gōdaz. More at good.

Adjective[edit]

goud (comparative beeter, superlative bääst)

  1. good

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Inherited or borrowed?”)

Noun[edit]

goud n (no plural)

  1. gold
  2. gold jewelry
  3. gold coins
  4. riches, treasure

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • goud”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011