wijf

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *wīf, from Proto-Germanic *wībą. Compare Low German Wief, West Frisian wiif, German Weib, English wife, Danish viv.

NounEdit

wijf n ‎(plural wijven, diminutive wijfje n)

  1. (derogatory) woman, bitch
    (Brabantian) Da stom wijf ij me gu lige gat! - That bitch really took advantage of me!

Usage notesEdit

  • The diminutive of this word has an independent meaning ("female animal").
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