vaart

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

vaart (plural vaarte)

  1. a cruise
  2. navigation
  3. leap
  4. speed

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch vart, vaert, from Old Dutch farth, fard, from Proto-Germanic *fardiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vaart f (plural vaarten, diminutive vaartje n)

  1. trip (by boat)
  2. speed, momentum
    Je moet vaart minderen. - You need to reduce speed.
  3. canal
  4. shipping, maritime traffic
    Hij is op de grote vaart. - He has gone to sea.

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Verb[edit]

vaart

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of varen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of varen

Verb[edit]

vaart

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of varen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of varen