duikboot

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From duiken (to dive) +‎ boot (boat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdœy̯k.boːt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: duik‧boot

Noun[edit]

duikboot m (plural duikboten, diminutive duikbootje n)

  1. submarine
    Synonyms: onderzeeboot, onderzeeër
  2. (jargon, nautical) submarine that is designed to sail at the surface for most of the time but can submerge for limited periods

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