schuw

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sxyu̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: schuw
  • Rhymes: -yu̯

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch schu. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Adjective[edit]

schuw (comparative schuwer, superlative schuwst)

  1. (animals) shy of humans, wild
  2. (people) shy, unsociable
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of schuw
uninflected schuw
inflected schuwe
comparative schuwer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial schuw schuwer het schuwst
het schuwste
indefinite m./f. sing. schuwe schuwere schuwste
n. sing. schuw schuwer schuwste
plural schuwe schuwere schuwste
definite schuwe schuwere schuwste
partitive schuws schuwers
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: sku

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

schuw

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