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pijn

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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
Guillaume Apollinaire
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Etymology 1

Middle High German pīna (cf. Modern High German Pein de(de)), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] poena (punishment, strife) < Ancient Greek ποινή (poine), bloodmoney, weregild, fine, price paid, penalty).

Noun

pijn (plural pijnen, diminutive pijntje)

  1. physical pain, ache
  2. psychological pain, hurt
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Etymology 2

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] pinus 'pine'

Noun

pijn-

  1. (in compounds like pijnboom) pine

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