Stroom

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See also: stroom and Strööm

German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German strôm, from Old Saxon strōm, from Proto-Germanic *straumaz, from Proto-Indo-European *srowmos, from *srew- (to flow). Compare standard German Strom, Dutch stroom, English stream, Danish strøm.

Noun[edit]

Stroom m (plural Strööm)

  1. stream (large river)
  2. stream; current
  3. (physics, uncountable) electric current; electricity
  4. (uncountable) electricity (electric power)
  5. A large river.

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North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian strām. Cognates include West Frisian stream, Föhr-Amrum North Frisian struum.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /stroːm/

Noun[edit]

Stroom c (plural Stroomen)

  1. (Sylt) stream, river