wortel

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch wortel, from Middle Dutch wortele, from Old Dutch *wurtala, from Proto-Germanic *wurt- (root) + *waluz (stick).

Noun[edit]

wortel (plural wortels)

  1. carrot
  2. (mathematics) root, square root (if no power is specified, it is assumed to be 2)

Dutch[edit]

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Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wortele, from Old Dutch *wurtala, from Proto-Germanic *wurt- (root) + *waluz (stick). Compare German Wurzel, Low German Wuddel, Wortel, West Frisian woartel, Old English wyrtwalu; cf. also English wort.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɔr.təl/
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Noun[edit]

wortel m (plural wortels or wortelen, diminutive worteltje n)

  1. carrot

wortel m (plural wortels, diminutive worteltje n)

  1. root (especially of a plant)
  2. (mathematics) square root, root
  3. (mathematics) zero of a function, root

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Verb[edit]

wortel

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

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch wortel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wor.təl/
  • Hyphenation: wor‧têl

Noun[edit]

wortel (plural wortel-wortel, first-person possessive wortelku, second-person possessive wortelmu, third-person possessive wortelnya)

  1. carrot (orange root vegetable)

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