schuld

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch [Term?] schulde, schout, from Old Dutch [Term?] skult, from Proto-Germanic *skuldiz. Related to zullen. Cognate with German Schuld.

Noun[edit]

schuld f (plural schulden, diminutive schuldje n)

  1. debt (money owed)
  2. blame; fault (responsibility for a mishap or mistake)
  3. guilt (state of having been found legally guilty)
  4. guilt; fault (condition of moral deficiency)
    Door mijn schuld, door mijn schuld, door mijn grote schuld!
    By my fault, by my fault, by my most grievous fault!

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