kraan

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch crane, from Old Dutch *krano, from Proto-Germanic *kranô. The senses "tap" and "crane" as a machine are both based on resemblance with the bird's neck.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraan m (plural kranen, diminutive kraantje n)

  1. (obsolete) crane (bird)
  2. crane (machine for lifting)
  3. tap, faucet

Synonyms[edit]