oud

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English[edit]

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An oud.

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عُود ‎(ʿūd).

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Noun[edit]

oud ‎(plural ouds)

  1. An Arabic and Turkish plucked string instrument resembling a lute.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch oud.

Adjective[edit]

oud ‎(attributive ou, comparative ouer, superlative oudste)

  1. old

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch out, from Old Dutch alt, from Proto-Germanic *aldaz, from Proto-Indo-European *altós. Compare German alt, West Frisian âld, Low German old, English old.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

oud ‎(comparative ouder, superlative oudst)

  1. old
    De oude man en de zee.
    The Old Man and the Sea.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of oud
uninflected oud
inflected oude
comparative ouder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial oud ouder het oudst
het oudste
indefinite m./f. sing. oude oudere oudste
n. sing. oud ouder oudste
plural oude oudere oudste
definite oude oudere oudste
partitive ouds ouders

Next to the regular form oude, the form ouwe is also used informally.

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

oud m (plural ouds)

  1. Alternative spelling of ud