jawel

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jaːˈʋɛl/
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  • Hyphenation: ja‧wel
  • Rhymes: -ɛl

Etymology[edit]

Compound of ja (yes) +‎ wel (well, indeed).

Adverb[edit]

jawel

  1. An emphatic yes, to indicate strong agreement, or dissent in reply to a negative statement or question
    "Jawel", zei ze, "ik denk wel dat dat juist is."
    "Yes" she said, "I do think that that is true."