aambei

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch aambei.

Noun[edit]

aambei (plural aambeie)

  1. piles, haemorrhoids, hemorrhoids

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch aenbey. Equivalent to aan (on; to) +‎ bei (berry). Assimilation of -n- to -m- before -b, like in aambeeld from aanbeeld.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːm.bɛi̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: aam‧bei

Noun[edit]

aambei f (plural aambeien, diminutive aambeitje n)

  1. piles, haemorrhoids, hemorrhoids

Usage notes[edit]

Commonly used in the plural.