dijk

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch dijc, from Old Dutch *dīk, from Proto-West Germanic *dīk, from Proto-Germanic *dīkaz (compare German Teich and Deich, West Frisian dyk, English ditch, Icelandic díki), from Proto-Indo-European *dheigʷ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛi̯k/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: dijk
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯k

Noun[edit]

dijk m (plural dijken, diminutive dijkje n)

  1. dike, levee

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Descendants[edit]

  • Papiamentu: dijk