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An oud.

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عُود(ʿūd). Doublet of lute.

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NounEdit

oud (plural ouds)

  1. (music) A short-necked and fretless plucked stringed instrument of the lute family, of Arab and Turkish origin.
    Coordinate term: sintir
  2. (perfume) Agarwood.

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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch oud, from Middle Dutch out, from Old Dutch alt, from Proto-Germanic *aldaz, from Proto-Indo-European *altós, *h₂eltós, from *h₂el- (grow, nourish).

AdjectiveEdit

oud (attributive ou, comparative ouer, superlative oudste)

  1. old

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch out, from Old Dutch alt, from Proto-Germanic *aldaz, from Proto-Indo-European *altós, *h₂eltós, from *h₂el- (grow, nourish). Compare German alt, West Frisian âld, Low German old, English old.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑu̯t/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑu̯t

AdjectiveEdit

oud (comparative ouder, superlative oudst)

  1. old
    De oude man en de zee.
    The Old Man and the Sea.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of oud
uninflected oud
inflected oude
comparative ouder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial oud ouder het oudst
het oudste
indefinite m./f. sing. oude oudere oudste
n. sing. oud ouder oudste
plural oude oudere oudste
definite oude oudere oudste
partitive ouds ouders

Next to the regular form oude, the form ouwe is also used informally.

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  • Afrikaans: oud

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NounEdit

oud m (plural ouds)

  1. Alternative spelling of ud