metaal

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French metal (metal), from Latin metallum (metal, mine, quarry, mineral), from Ancient Greek μέταλλον (métallon, mine, quarry, metal), from μέταλλευειν (métalleuein, to mine, quarry), of unknown origin, but apparently related to μέταλλαν (métallan, to seek after), also of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /me.ˈtaːl/
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  • Hyphenation: me‧taal

Noun[edit]

metaal n (plural metalen, diminutive metaaltje n)

  1. metal (atomic element or material made of such atoms)
  2. (heraldry) metal

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