huig

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch huch, huuch, huych, borrowed through Middle High German from Middle Low German hūk. Of uncertain ultimate origin; possibly borrowed from North Germanic, or possibly from a variant of Proto-Germanic *hūbǭ (head covering).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -œy̯x
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

huig f (plural huigen, diminutive huigje n)

  1. uvula (appendage that hangs from the palate)

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