schrikkeljaar

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

root of schikkelen 'to leap (chronologically)' + jaar 'year'

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsxrɪ.kəl.ˌjaːr/
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Noun[edit]

schrikkeljaar n (plural schrikkeljaren, diminutive schrikkeljaartje n)

  1. A leap year, year with an added leap day, hence 366-day year, in the Gregorian calendar

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