DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣəˈʋɛlt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ge‧weld
  • Rhymes: -ɛlt

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch gewelt, influenced by umlauted geweldich (modern geweldig), from Old Dutch giwalt. Cognate with English wald, German Gewalt.

NounEdit

geweld n (uncountable)

  1. violence
  2. strong or violent force; ferocity
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: geweld
  • Negerhollands: geweld
  • Indonesian: kekerasan (semantic loan)

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

ParticipleEdit

geweld

  1. past participle of wellen
InflectionEdit

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