terreur

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French terreur, from Middle French terreur, from Old French terreur, from Latin terror.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɛˈrøːr/, /təˈrøːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ter‧reur
  • Rhymes: -øːr

Noun[edit]

terreur f (plural terreurs or terreuren, diminutive terreurtje n)

  1. terror, instance or cause of fear
  2. regime of terror
  3. terrorism
    De hond werd verdacht van betrokkenheid bij terreur.The dog was suspected of involvement in terrorism.

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French terreur, from Old French terreur, borrowed from Latin terror, terrorem (terror, fear, distress).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

terreur f (plural terreurs)

  1. terror
  2. (music) terrorcore

Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French terreur.

Noun[edit]

terreur f (plural terreurs)

  1. terror

Descendants[edit]

  • French: terreur

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin terror, terrorem.

Noun[edit]

terreur f (oblique plural terreurs, nominative singular terreur, nominative plural terreurs)

  1. terror (extreme fear)

Descendants[edit]