ontrouw

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch ontrouwe, from Old Dutch *untriuwi, from Proto-West Germanic *untriuwī, from Proto-Germanic *untriwwiz. Equivalent to on- +‎ trouw.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɔnˈtrɑu̯/
  • Hyphenation: on‧trouw

AdjectiveEdit

ontrouw (not comparable)

  1. unfaithful, disloyal

InflectionEdit

Inflection of ontrouw
uninflected ontrouw
inflected ontrouwe
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial ontrouw
indefinite m./f. sing. ontrouwe
n. sing. ontrouw
plural ontrouwe
definite ontrouwe
partitive ontrouws

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch ontrouwe, from Old Dutch *untriuwa, from Proto-West Germanic *untreuwu; compare German Untreue, Old English untrēow. Equivalent to on- +‎ trouw.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔn.trɑu̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: on‧trouw

NounEdit

ontrouw f (uncountable)

  1. infidelity, disloyalty