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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch houwan, from Proto-Germanic *hawwaną (to hew, forge).

VerbEdit

houwen

  1. to chop, to hew
  2. to chop down, to fell
  3. to chop into pieces
  4. to slash

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • houwen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • houwen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929