The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: wijf

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Entry definition

wijf etymology From odt *wīf, from Proto-Germanic *wībą. Compare Low German Wief, West Frisian wiif, German Weib, English wife, Danish viv. pronunciation
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  1. (derogatory) woman, bitch (Brabants) Da stom wijf ij me gu lige gat! - That bitch really took advantage of me!
  • The diminutive of this word has an independent meaning ("female animal").

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