Zijpe

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • (Zeeland) First attested as Het Zijpe around 1750. Derived from the hydronym Zijpe, which in turn derives from Middle Dutch sijpen (drip, trickle).
  • (former municipality) Named after a former closure gap called the Zijpe (first attested as zype in 1285), the name of which derives from Middle Dutch sijpen (drip, trickle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Zij‧pe

Proper noun[edit]

Zijpe n

  1. A hamlet in Schouwen-Duiveland, Zeeland, Netherlands.
  2. A former municipality of Noord-Holland, Netherlands.