ansjovis

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish anchovas, plural of anchova, phonetically adapted to Dutch vis (fish). The Spanish is in turn from Ligurian anciôa, from Vulgar Latin *apiuva, from Latin aphyē (small fry), from Ancient Greek ἀφύη (aphúē).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑnˈʃoːvɪs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: an‧sjo‧vis

Noun[edit]

ansjovis f (plural ansjovissen, diminutive ansjovisje n)

  1. (also collective) An anchovy (small, edible saltwater fish species, especially Engraulis encrasicolus)

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