koorts

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch corts, further etymology unknown, with apparently no direct Germanic language cognates. An indirect relationship with kool(coal) has been suggested, via Proto-Indo-European *ǵwelH-(burn, shine), compare Sanskrit ज्वलति(burn brightly, blaze) and ज्वर(fever, pain). But this is quite speculative as all Germanic derivatives of this root have the sense of coal.

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Noun[edit]

koorts f, m (plural koortsen, diminutive koortsje n)

  1. fever.

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