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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch wortel, from Middle Dutch wortele, from Old Dutch *wurtala, from Proto-Germanic *wurt- (root) + *waluz (stick).

NounEdit

wortel (plural wortels)

  1. carrot
  2. (mathematics) root, square root (if no power is specified, it is assumed to be 2)

DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɔr.təl/
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  • Hyphenation: wor‧tel
  • Rhymes: -ɔrtəl

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch wortele, from Old Dutch *wurtala, from Proto-Germanic *wurt- (root) + *waluz (stick), formed from the Proto-Indo-European roots *wréh₂ds + *welH-. The mathematical sense was coined by Simon Stevin. Compare German Wurzel, Low German Wuddel, Wortel, West Frisian woartel, Old English wyrtwalu; cf. also English wort.

NounEdit

wortel m (plural wortels or wortelen, diminutive worteltje n)

  1. carrot

NounEdit

wortel m (plural wortels, diminutive worteltje n)

  1. root (especially of a plant)
  2. (mathematics) square root, root
  3. (mathematics) zero of a function, root
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DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: wortel
  • Indonesian: wortel

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

wortel

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

IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch wortel (carrot), from Middle Dutch wortele, from Old Dutch *wurtala, from Proto-Germanic *wurt- (root) + *waluz (stick), formed from the Proto-Indo-European roots *wréh₂ds + *welH-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /wor.təl/
  • Hyphenation: wor‧têl

NounEdit

wortel (plural, first-person possessive wortelku, second-person possessive wortelmu, third-person possessive wortelnya)

  1. carrot, Daucus carota.

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