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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sxyu̯/
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  • Hyphenation: schuw
  • Rhymes: -yu̯

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch schu. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

AdjectiveEdit

schuw (comparative schuwer, superlative schuwst)

  1. (animals) shy of humans, wild
  2. (people) shy, unsociable
InflectionEdit
Inflection of schuw
uninflected schuw
inflected schuwe
comparative schuwer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial schuw schuwer het schuwst
het schuwste
indefinite m./f. sing. schuwe schuwere schuwste
n. sing. schuw schuwer schuwste
plural schuwe schuwere schuwste
definite schuwe schuwere schuwste
partitive schuws schuwers
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DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

schuw

  1. first-person singular present indicative of schuwen
  2. imperative of schuwen