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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch vuur, from Old Dutch fuïr, *fiur, from West-Germanic *fuïr-, from Proto-Germanic *fōr, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *péh₂wr̥.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vuur (plural vure, diminutive vuurtje)

  1. fire

Derived termsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vyr/, [vyːr]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vuur
  • Rhymes: -yr

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch vuur, from Old Dutch fuir, from West-Germanic *fuïr-, from Proto-Germanic *fōr, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *péh₂wr̥. The adjectival slang sense is a calque of the slang sense of English fire.

NounEdit

vuur n (plural vuren, diminutive vuurtje n)

  1. fire
    Het vuur brandde in mijn kamer; het was koud.
    The fire was burning in my room; it was cold.
  2. heater
  3. (informal) a lighter
    Heb je vuur?
    Got a light?
  4. The act of firing with firearms, explosives or less commonly other projectile weapons; fire.
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AdjectiveEdit

vuur (not comparable)

  1. (slang) Great, amazing, extraordinary, dope.
    Zijn nieuwe album is vuur.
    His new album is fire.

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

vuur

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

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch fuir.

NounEdit

vuur n

  1. fire
  2. bonfire
  3. passion

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Further readingEdit

  • vier”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • vuur”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929