eend

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Afrikaans

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Etymology

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From Dutch eend, from Middle Dutch ent, eent, from Old Dutch ened, from Proto-Germanic *anadz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énh₂t-.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ɪə̯nt/
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Noun

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eend (plural eende, diminutive eendjie)

  1. duck

Dutch

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Etymology

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From Middle Dutch ent, eent, from Old Dutch ened, Proto-West Germanic *anad, from Proto-Germanic *anadz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énh₂ts. Cognate with German Ente, English ennet.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /eːnt/, (Northern Dutch) [ei̯nt], (Southern Dutch) [eːnt]
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  • Hyphenation: eend
  • Rhymes: -eːnt

Noun

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eend f (plural eenden, diminutive eendje n)

  1. duck, waterfowl of the family Anatidae excluding the subfamily Anserinae; in non-scientific usage the term may be reserved for only the smaller (not goose-like) members of the Anatidae or reserved for females only.
    Synonyms: doks, drijfsijs
    Coordinate term: woerd
  2. Citroën 2CV
    Synonym: lelijke eend

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Afrikaans: eend
  • Jersey Dutch: êntśe (from the diminutive)

Anagrams

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Low German

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Etymology

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From Middle Low German aned, from Old Saxon anud.

Noun

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eend f (plural eenda)

  1. (Brazilian Pomerian) duck

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Middle English

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Noun

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eend

  1. Alternative form of ende (end)