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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch uil, from Middle Dutch ule, from Old Dutch *ūwila, from Proto-Germanic *uwwalǭ.

NounEdit

uil (plural uile, diminutive uiltjie)

  1. owl, bird of the order Strigiformes

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ule, from Old Dutch *ūwila, *ūwala, *ūla, from Proto-Germanic *uwwalǭ, diminutive of *uwwǭ (eagle-owl), of imitative origin or a variant of *ūfaz, *ūfǭ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

uil m (plural uilen, diminutive uiltje n)

  1. (birds) owl, bird of the order Strigiformes
  2. (insects) noctuoid, owl moth
  3. (insects, dialectal) butterfly (generic term)
  4. (figuratively) idiot

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  • Afrikaans: uil

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