"Hij staat bekend om zijn ijdelheid."

Translation:He is known for his vanity.

2 years ago

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Is that a cognate of ‘idle’?

2 years ago

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Yes. According to a Dutch etymology website and Dictionary.com ijdel and idle both come from old Germanic īdel which meant empty.

2 months ago
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