slivveniersbieske

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Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of Slivvenier + bieske. Slivvenier stems from the saying eus leve Hier, literally translated our dear Lord. Bieske is the diminutive of bies, meaning animal. Therefore, the literal translation of slivveniersbieske would be our dear Lord's little animal.

Noun[edit]

slivveniersbieske n (plural slivveniersbieskes)

  1. (Maastrichtian) ladybird, ladybug