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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch neef.

NounEdit

neef (plural neefs)

  1. nephew
  2. (male) cousin

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch nēve, from Old Dutch *nefo, nevo, from Proto-Germanic *nefô, from Proto-Indo-European *népōts.

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -eːf
  • (file)

NounEdit

neef m (plural neven, diminutive neefje n)

  1. male cousin
  2. nephew

Derived termsEdit


West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

neef c (plural neven, diminutive neefke)

  1. male cousin
    Coordinate term: nicht
  2. mosquito

Further readingEdit

  • neef”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011