beek

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch beek, from Middle Dutch bēke, from Old Dutch beki, from Proto-Germanic *bakiz.

Noun[edit]

beek (plural beke, diminutive bekie)

  1. (uncommon) brook

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bēke, from Old Dutch beki, from Proto-Germanic *bakiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /beːk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: beek
  • Rhymes: -eːk

Noun[edit]

beek f (plural beken, diminutive beekje n)

  1. brook, creek (running waterway smaller than a river)

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