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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch ouder, the comparative form of oud.

NounEdit

ouder m (plural ouders, diminutive oudertje n)

  1. parent, father or mother; by extension a substitute caregiver
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Non-lemma forms.

AdjectiveEdit

ouder

  1. Comparative form of oud

Middle DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch alder, from Proto-Germanic *aldrą.

NounEdit

ouder n

  1. age
  2. old age
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Substantivised comparative of out.

NounEdit

ouder m

  1. old person, senior
  2. (in the plural) ancestors, elders
  3. (in the plural) parents
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Non-lemma forms.

AdjectiveEdit

ouder

  1. comparative degree of out
InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Further readingEdit

  • ouder (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • ouder (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • ouder (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • ouder (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929