ouder

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch ouder, the comparative form of oud.

Noun[edit]

ouder m (plural ouders, diminutive oudertje n)

  1. parent, father or mother; by extension a substitute caregiver
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Adjective[edit]

ouder

  1. Comparative form of oud

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch alder, from Proto-Germanic *aldrą.

Noun[edit]

ouder n

  1. age
  2. old age
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Substantivised comparative of out.

Noun[edit]

ouder m

  1. old person, senior
  2. (in the plural) ancestors, elders
  3. (in the plural) parents
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Adjective[edit]

ouder

  1. comparative degree of out
Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • ouder (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • ouder (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • ouder (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • ouder (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929