scheepsjongen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From scheep (ship (from schip) +‎ -s- +‎ jongen (boy, knave).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: scheeps‧jon‧gen

Noun[edit]

scheepsjongen m (plural scheepsjongens, diminutive scheepsjongetje n)

  1. A cabin boy, junior ship's crew member, apprentice sailor

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