vertrouwen etymology

Dutch word vertrouwen comes from Dutch -en, Dutch trouw (Loyalty, faithfulness. Marriage True, faithful, loyal.), Dutch ver-

Detailed word origin of vertrouwen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-en Dutch (nld) Forms verbs from nouns and adjectives. The stem of the word itself does not change. A suffix present on certain adverbs. Forms adjectives that indicate the substance from which something is made. The ending of the plural forms of verbs, in both present and past tense. The ending of the past participle of strong verbs. This can also function as an adjective. Ending of the infinitive form of [...]
trouw Dutch (nld) Loyalty, faithfulness. Marriage True, faithful, loyal.
ver- Dutch (nld) A prefix found as part of surnames, found mainly in the southern Netherlands and in Belgium. To do or to become what the stem (following this prefix) refers to. To move or change in the manner specified by the stem. Used to indicate that the action (referred to by the stem) has a negative connotation (for the direct object of the stem).
vertrouwen Dutch (nld) To trust. Trust, faith.

Words with the same origin as vertrouwen

Descendants of -en
ballen bemanning benen beveiliging boeken bomen genoegen gouden papieren plaatsen sporen starten stemmen veranderen verandering verhuizen verjaardag verklaren verklaring verpesten verplaatsen verstoppen verwijderen wassen
Descendants of ver-
verband verbergen verdacht verhalen verkoop verlaten verliefd verloofde vermoorden veroorzaken verraden verslag vertrekken verwachten