dijk

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dīkaz (compare German Teich and Deich, West Frisian dyk, English ditch, Icelandic díki), from Proto-Indo-European *dheigʷ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dijk m (plural dijken, diminutive dijkje n)

  1. dike, levee, seawall

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