hopman

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Hauptmann.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɔp.mɑn/
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  • Hyphenation: hop‧man

Noun[edit]

hopman m (plural hopmannen or hoplieden or hoplui, diminutive hopmannetje n)

  1. A male scouting captain. [from early 20th c.]
  2. (historical) A military captain, belonging to a city guard, militia or army. [from 16th c.]