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spouwen

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch spuwen, from Old Dutch *spīwan, *spiuwan, from Proto-Germanic *spīwaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

spouwen (past singular spouwde, past participle gespouwd)

  1. to spit
  2. to vomit

ConjugationEdit

Usage notesEdit

The word has a more informal undertone than its etymological variants spuwen and spugen. While these two variants only mean "to spit", spouwen can also mean "to vomit".