vuur

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch vuur

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vuur (plural vure, diminutive vuurtjie)

  1. fire

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch fuïr, *fiur, from West-Germanic *fuïr-, from Proto-Germanic *fōr, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *péh₂ur. Compare West Frisian fjoer, German Feuer, English fire, Danish fyr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vuur n (plural vuren, diminutive vuurtje n)

  1. fire
    Het vuur brandde in mijn kamer; het was koud : The fire was burning in my room; it was cold.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vuur

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