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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch oudeoom, oudoom, from oude oom (old uncle).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑu̯toːm/, /ˈɑu̯doːm/
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NounEdit

oudoom m (plural oudomen, diminutive oudoompje n)

  1. A great-uncle, brother of one's grandparent, uncle of one's parent
  2. (humorous) Any old man, gramps

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