teef

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

teef

  1. plural of toof

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

teef

  1. (MLE) thief

Verb[edit]

teef (third-person singular simple present teefs, present participle teefing, simple past and past participle teefed)

  1. (MLE, MTE) to steal
    • 2013, Nick Barlay, Crumple Zone:
      You s'posed to be my homie an' you teefed my story

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch teef.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

teef (plural tewe)

  1. bitch (female dog)

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch teve, from Old Dutch *tiva, from Proto-West Germanic *tibā, perhaps from the root of Old Norse tík (bitch).[1]

Cognate to Old English tife and probably German Zibbe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /teːf/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: teef
  • Rhymes: -eːf

Noun[edit]

teef f (plural teven, diminutive teefje n, masculine reu)

  1. A bitch, a female dog: a female dog or other canine.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Teef (wijfjeshond)", in M. Philippa e.a. (2003-2009), Etymologisch Woordenboek van het Nederlands, via: Etymologiebank.nl.
  1. ^ van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010), “teef1”, in Etymologiebank, Meertens Institute

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch teef.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

teef c (plural teven, diminutive teefke)

  1. bitch, female dog

Further reading[edit]

  • teef”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011