fluit

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fluit m, 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
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Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on 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]

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Noun[edit]

fluit (plural fluits)

  1. (music) A flute.