schuld

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch schuld, also schout, from Old Dutch skult, from Proto-Germanic *skuldiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sxʏlt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʏlt

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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