vrouwe

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Older form of vrouw.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vrouwe f (plural vrouwen, diminutive vrouwtje n)

  1. (formal) noblewoman
  2. (formal) esteemed woman

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with vrouw (woman).


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch frouwa, from Proto-Germanic *frawjǭ.

Noun[edit]

vrouwe f

  1. lady, noblewoman
  2. lady, any woman of prestige
  3. woman in general

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: vrouw
    • Afrikaans: vrou
    • Aukan: folow
    • English: vrouw
    • Sranan Tongo: frow
  • Limburgish: vrów
  • West Flemish: vrouwe
  • Zealandic: vrouwe
  • English: frow

Further reading[edit]


Zealandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch vrouwe, from Old Dutch frouwa, from Proto-Germanic *frawjǭ.

Noun[edit]

vrouwe f (plural vrouwen)

  1. woman
    Synonym: wuuf
  2. wife
    Synonym: wuuf