haai

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch haai.

Noun[edit]

haai (plural haaie)

  1. shark

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare English hi.

Interjection[edit]

haai

  1. hi, hello

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hákall (shark), a compound of há- (marks fish of the shark kind) +‎ karl (man). Cognate with Swedish haj, and German Hai.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Caribische rifhaai
Carribean Reef Shark

haai m (plural haaien, diminutive haaitje n)

  1. shark
  2. greedy person