schouw

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Unclear. Possibly derived from schouden, schouwen (to wash with hot water).

Noun[edit]

schouw f (plural schouwen, diminutive schouwtje n)

  1. fireplace
    Synonym: open haard
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch schoude, from Old Dutch *scalda.

Noun[edit]

schouw f (plural schouwen, diminutive schouwtje n)

  1. pole-driven boat
  2. ferry

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

schouw

  1. first-person singular present indicative of schouwen
  2. imperative of schouwen