twijfel

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʋɛi̯.fəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: twij‧fel
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯fəl

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch twivel, twifel, from Old Dutch twīval, from Proto-Germanic *twīflaz, equivalent to an old derivation of Dutch twee (two).

Noun[edit]

twijfel m (plural twijfels, diminutive twijfeltje n)

  1. doubt, uncertainty
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: twyfel
  • Negerhollands: twiefel, twieffel
  • Sranan Tongo: twèifel

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

twijfel

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