fierljeppen

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Etymology[edit]

From West Frisian fierljeppe, from fier (far) +‎ ljeppe (to leap).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fierljeppen n (uncountable)

  1. a form of pole vaulting where the objective is to jump across a ditch as far as possible, rather than overcome a height.

Verb[edit]

fierljeppen (past singular fierljepte, past participle gefierljept)

  1. to perform the above

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