edelsteen

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch edelsteen, from Middle Dutch ēdelstêen. Equivalent to edel (noble) +‎ steen (stone).

Noun[edit]

edelsteen (plural edelstene)

  1. gemstone, precious stone

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ēdelstêen. Equivalent to edel (noble) +‎ steen (stone).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeː.dəlˌsteːn/
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  • Hyphenation: edel‧steen

Noun[edit]

edelsteen m (plural edelstenen, diminutive edelsteentje n)

  1. gemstone, precious stone

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: edelsteen
  • West Frisian: edelstien (calque)
  • West Frisian: ealstien (calque)