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rouwen

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *reuwan, from Proto-Germanic *hrewwaną.

Cognate with Old English hrēowan (English rue) and German reuen.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (Northern Netherlands) IPA(key): /ˈrʌu̯̞ə(n)/
  • (Flanders, Brabant, Limburg) IPA(key): /ˈrʌː.β̞ə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑu̯ən

VerbEdit

rouwen (past singular rouwde, past participle gerouwd)

  1. (intransitive) to mourn, to grieve

ConjugationEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ de Vries / de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Utrecht 1986 (14de druk), ISBN 90-274-3459-X; article rouw