duin

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See also: dùin and dúin

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch duin, from Middle Dutch dûne, from Old Dutch dūna, from Proto-Germanic *dūnǭ, perhaps from Gaulish dunum (hill), from Proto-Celtic *dūnom (stronghold, rampart).

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Noun[edit]

duin (plural duine, diminutive duintjie)

  1. A dune.

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch dûne, from Old Dutch dūna, from Proto-Germanic *dūnǭ, perhaps from Gaulish dunum (hill), from Proto-Celtic *dūnom (stronghold, rampart).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /dœy̯n/
  • Hyphenation: duin
  • Rhymes: -œy̯n

Noun[edit]

duin f (plural duinen, diminutive duintje n)

  1. A dune.

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  • Afrikaans: duin

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Adjective[edit]

duin (comparative mair duin, superlative maist duin)

  1. done