Last modified on 26 May 2014, at 00:03

uw

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *iuwa, from Proto-Germanic *izweraz.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

uw (dependent possessive,independent possessive uwe)

  1. Second-person singular and plural; your

Usage notesEdit

In standard Dutch this is the polite form of jouw. However, in Flanders it is commonly used as both formal and informal. The word jouw is not commonly used in Flanders.

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