DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch *jūwa, a northern (Frisian?) variant of *iuwa, from Proto-Germanic *izweraz. Doublet of uw.

DeterminerEdit

jouw (dependent possessive, independent possessive jouwe, contracted form je)

  1. your
Usage notesEdit
  • The form jouwe has a variant joune which is occasionally encountered in very informal speech, but this usage is widely considered to be incorrect.
  • See uw#Usage notes.
InflectionEdit


DescendantsEdit
  • Jersey Dutch: jāu

Etymology 2Edit

InterjectionEdit

jouw

  1. Expression of scorn.

NounEdit

jouw m (uncountable)

  1. A jeer.
Derived termsEdit