gierzwaluw

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Dutch[edit]

Een gierzwaluw. — A common swift.

Etymology[edit]

Compound of gieren (to make a loud noise) +‎ zwaluw (swallow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣiːrˌzʋaː.lyu̯/
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  • Hyphenation: gier‧zwa‧luw

Noun[edit]

gierzwaluw f (plural gierzwaluwen, diminutive gierzwaluwtje n)

  1. common swift, Apus apus.