liefde

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch liefde, from Middle Dutch lievede.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

liefde (plural liefde)

  1. love

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch lievede, from Old Dutch *lievitha, from Proto-West Germanic *liubiþu. Cognate with West Frisian leafde (love), German Low German Leevde, Leevd (love), German Liebde, Liebden (archaic form of address).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlif.də/, [ˈlif.də], [ˈliv.də]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lief‧de
  • Rhymes: -ifdə

Noun[edit]

liefde f (plural liefdes or liefden)

  1. love

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: liefde
  • Negerhollands: liefde, lievft