eekhoorn

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ecorn, from Old Dutch *ēkhorno, from Proto-Germanic *aikwernô, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wer-. Compare German Eichhorn, West Frisian iikhoarn, Middle English aquerne, Danish egern, Norwegian ekorn, Swedish ekorre, Icelandic íkorni.

Noun[edit]

eekhoorn m ‎(plural eekhoorns, diminutive eekhoorntje n)

  1. squirrel