lanteriemenneke

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Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of lanterie + menneke. lanterie means lantern, whilst menneke is the diminutive of man, meaning man.

Noun[edit]

lanteriemenneke m (plural lanteriemennekes)

  1. (Maastrichtian) lanternlighter (a person who, before the advent of electric lighting, would light street lanterns in the evening)