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EtymologyEdit

From raaf (raven) +‎ moeder +‎ -en- (mother). Loan translation of German Rabenmutter.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈraː.və(n)ˌmu.dər/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ven‧moe‧der

NounEdit

ravenmoeder f (plural ravenmoeders, diminutive ravenmoedertje n)

  1. (derogatory) a mother who neglects her children; a bad mother

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