kluwen

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch cluwen, from Old Dutch *kliuwīn, from Proto-Germanic *kliuwīną, *klewô, from Proto-Indo-European *glew-. Cognate with English clew.

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Noun[edit]

kluwen m, n ‎(plural kluwens, diminutive kluwentje n)

  1. a ball of thread or yarn, a clew