dundoek

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch dundoec. Equivalent to dun (thin) +‎ doek (cloth).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʏn.duk/
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  • Hyphenation: dun‧doek

Noun[edit]

dundoek n (plural dundoeken, diminutive dundoekje n)

  1. (uncountable) the type of cloth from which flags are made
    Synonym: vlaggendoek
  2. (by extension, countable) flag, banner
  3. (archaic, uncountable) very thin, fine cloth of any kind

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