buidel

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch budel, from Old Saxon būdil, from Proto-Germanic *buzdô (beetle, grub, swelling), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰūs- (to move quickly).

Cognate with German Beutel

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbœy̯.dəl/, [ˈbœy̯.dəl]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bui‧del

Noun[edit]

buidel m (plural buidels, diminutive buideltje n)

  1. A pouch, small closed bag or purse.
  2. The pouch which a female marsupial carries her young in.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: buidel