eiland

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch eiland, from Middle Dutch eilant, from Old Dutch *eilant, from Old Frisian eiland, from Proto-Germanic *awjōlandą.

Noun[edit]

eiland (plural eilande)

  1. island

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch eilant, from Old Dutch *eilant, from Old Frisian eiland, from Proto-Germanic *awjōlandą, equivalent to ei (island) +‎ land (land). The former part is from *awjō, the latter identical to modern Dutch land.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛi̯.lɑnt/
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  • Hyphenation: ei‧land
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯lɑnt

Noun[edit]

eiland n (plural eilanden, diminutive eilandje n)

  1. island

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: eiland
  • Sranan Tongo: eilanti

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