getuige

DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣəˈtœy̯.ɣə/
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  • Hyphenation: ge‧tui‧ge
  • Rhymes: -œy̯ɣə

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch getuge, from the verb getugen (modern getuigen).

Cognate with German Zeuge.

NounEdit

getuige m (plural getuigen, diminutive getuigetje n)

  1. witness
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DescendantsEdit
  • Sranan Tongo: kotoigi

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry. The prepositional sense may be seen as a fossilized use of the subjunctive, which is otherwise archaic.

VerbEdit

getuige

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of getuigen

PrepositionEdit

getuige

  1. as shown by, judging by, witness