afschuw

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From afschuwen (literally to shoo off, shoo away). Compare German Abscheu, Swedish avsky, Swedish afsky.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑf.sxyu̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: af‧schuw

NounEdit

afschuw m (uncountable)

  1. revulsion, abhorrence, repugnance, horror, abomination (strong aversion)

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