juffrouw

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch juffrouwe, an alternative form of joncfrouwe (from where jonkvrouw).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjʏfrɑu̯/
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  • Hyphenation: juf‧frouw

Noun[edit]

juffrouw f (plural juffrouwen, diminutive juffrouwtje n)

  1. young woman, normally unmarried
  2. female teacher at a primary school or a nursing school
    Synonym: juf

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