See also: vřou

AfrikaansEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch vrouw, from Middle Dutch vrouwe, from Old Dutch frouwa, from Proto-Germanic *frawjǭ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vrou (plural vroue or vrouens, diminutive vroutjie)

  1. woman
    Daardie vrou werk in 'n museum.
    That woman works at a museum.
  2. wife
    Haar vrou het onlangs afgestudeer en werk nou in 'n winkel.
    Her wife graduated recently and is now working in a shop.

Usage notesEdit

The plural form vrouens is somewhat less common.