prul

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See also: pruł

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare regional German Prüll (stuff, junk). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prʏl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: prul
  • Rhymes: -ʏl

Noun[edit]

prul n (plural prullen, diminutive prulletje n)

  1. a useless or worthless thing; (in the plural:) junk, trinket, trifle
    Ik moet eens al die nutteloze prullen weggooien.
    I'll have to throw out all that useless junk.
  2. (derogatory) turd, loser, a useless or unpleasant man
  3. (diminutive, hypocoristic) a nickname or an affectionate term for a child, in particular a girl

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: prul
  • West Frisian: prul