hovaardij

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch hovaerdie. Equivalent to hovaard +‎ -ij. Related to German Hoffart.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦoː.vaːrˈdɛi̯/.
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ho‧vaar‧dij
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯

Noun[edit]

hovaardij f (plural hovaardijen)

  1. (archaic, literary) hubris, haughtiness

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