kloof

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Etymology[edit]

Dutch

Noun[edit]

kloof (plural kloofs)

  1. (South Africa) A glen; a ravine
    • 1901, William Thomas Black, The Fish River bush, South Africa, and its wild animals
      Forming the south boundary of the valley is a range of disrupted bushy hills, with intervening deep and rugged kloofs and ravines, which constituted the retreat of Jan Pockbaas and his rebel banditti.

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Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kloof f, m (plural kloven, diminutive kloofje n)

  1. (geology) gap, gorge

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Verb[edit]

kloof

  1. singular past indicative of klieven
  2. singular past indicative of kluiven
  3. first-person singular present indicative of kloven
  4. imperative of kloven