DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Older form of vrouw.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

vrouwe f (plural vrouwen, diminutive vrouwtje n)

  1. (formal) noblewoman
  2. (formal) esteemed woman

Usage notesEdit

Not to be confused with vrouw (woman).


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

vrouwe f

  1. lady, noblewoman
  2. lady, any woman of prestige
  3. woman in general

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: vrouw
  • Limburgish: vrów
  • West Flemish: vrouwe
  • Zealandic: vrouwe

Further readingEdit


ZealandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

vrouwe f (plural vrouwen)

  1. woman
    Synonym: wuuf
  2. wife
    Synonym: wuuf