archipel

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian Arcipelago (the Chief Sea, the Aegean Sea), from Ancient Greek ἀρχι- (arkhi-, leading) +‎ πέλαγος (pélagos, sea). The Aegean (the Arcipelago) is a sea with many islands; by extension, the term an Arcipelago at first referred to any sea with many islands, then to the islands themselves.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: ar‧chi‧pel

Noun[edit]

Een satellietfoto van de Filipijnse archipel
A satellite photograph of the Philippine Archipelago

archipel m (plural archipels, diminutive archipelletje n)

  1. archipelago



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archipel m (plural archipels)

  1. archipelago

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