oorlog

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch oorlog

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oorlog ‎(plural oorloë)

  1. war

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: oor‧log
  • Rhymes: -ɔx

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch orloge, from Old Dutch *urlage. In this word, two Germanic words merged, both having the prefix ur- (modern Dutch oor and oer, with the former kept in compounds like oorzaak ‎(cause, driver) and oorsprong ‎(origin), and the latter borrowed from German). The first word was derived from Proto-Germanic *uzlagą meaning "fate, destiny", with *laga- related to modern Dutch leggen ‎(to lay). The second word was derived from Proto-Germanic *uzleugō meaning "war", with *leug- meaning "oath".

Noun[edit]

oorlog m ‎(plural oorlogen, diminutive oorlogje n)

  1. war

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Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

oorlog

  1. war