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See also: Aard, ård, and -aard

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch āert, from Old Dutch *ard, from Proto-Germanic *ardiz.

NounEdit

aard m (plural aarden, diminutive aardje n)

  1. nature, character, disposition
    Hij toonde zijn ware aard.
    He showed his true character.
Derived termsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

See etymology on the main entry.

VerbEdit

aard

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

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

aard f (plural aardes, diminutive aardje n)

  1. Alternative form of aarde.

AnagramsEdit


West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian *ard, erd, from Proto-Germanic *ardiz, related to Old English eard. More at erd.

NounEdit

aard c (plural aarden, diminutive aardsje)

  1. nature; character