verwant

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch verwant, from Middle Dutch verwant, either a perfect participle of the verb verwenden, or a borrowing from either Middle Low German or Middle High German.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

verwant (attributive verwante, not comparable)

  1. related (including distant relations)

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

verwant (plural verwante)

  1. relative, family member, including distant relatives

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch verwant, either a perfect participle of the verb verwenden, or a borrowing from either Middle Low German or Middle High German.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vərˈʋɑnt/, /vɛrˈʋɑnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ver‧want
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

Adjective[edit]

verwant (not comparable)

  1. related (including distant relations)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of verwant
uninflected verwant
inflected verwante
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial verwant
indefinite m./f. sing. verwante
n. sing. verwant
plural verwante
definite verwante
partitive verwants

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: verwant

Noun[edit]

verwant m (plural verwanten, feminine verwante)

  1. relative, family member, including distant relatives

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Descendants[edit]