hartslag

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of hart (heart) +‎ slag (hit, beat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɑrt.slɑx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hart‧slag

Noun[edit]

hartslag m (plural hartslagen, diminutive hartslagje n)

  1. A heartbeat
  2. The heart rate, the rhythm of a beating heart
  3. (figurative) A moving force, 'engine'

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