bloesem

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bloesem, bloeseme, (also bloesene), from Old Dutch *bluostmo, from Proto-Germanic *blōstmô. Compare Old English blōstma ( > English blossom), Middle Low German blossem, blosem (blossom), Middle High German bluost (blossom). More at blossom.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈblu.səm/
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  • Hyphenation: bloe‧sem
  • Rhymes: -usəm

Noun[edit]

bloesem m (plural bloesems, diminutive bloesempje n)

  1. blossom, bloom

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: bloesem