See also: Pauw

DutchEdit

 
Pauw

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch pau, pauwe, from Old Dutch *pauwo, from Proto-Germanic *pāwô, from Latin pāvō, likely from Ancient Greek ταώς (taṓs), of uncertain further origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɑu̯/, [pɑu̯], [pʌu̯]
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  • Hyphenation: pauw
  • Rhymes: -ɑu̯

NounEdit

pauw m (plural pauwen, diminutive pauwtje n)

  1. A peacock, fowl of the genus Pavo.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: pou
  • Papiamentu: pòwis

See alsoEdit