fluit

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -œy̯t
  • IPA(key): /flœy̯t/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fluit m or f (plural fluiten, diminutive fluitje n)

  1. (music) flute or the sound it creates
  2. a whistle
  3. organ pipe
  4. (colloquial) penis
  5. fluyt, flute (type of cargo ship)
    Synonym: fluitschip
  6. shortened form of certain compounds, notably fluitglas
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: fluyt
  • Sranan Tongo: froyti

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

fluit

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of fluiten
  2. imperative of fluiten

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

fluit

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of fluō

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fluit (plural fluits)

  1. (music) A flute.