hvepsetalje

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Danish[edit]

Corset 16inch.jpg

Etymology[edit]

From hveps (wasp) +‎ talje (waist). Compare Dutch wespentaille, French taille de guêpe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛbsətaljə/, [ˈvɛb̥səˌtˢaljə] or IPA(key): /vebsətaljə/, [ˈveb̥səˌtˢaljə]

Noun[edit]

hvepsetalje c (singular definite hvepsetaljen, plural indefinite hvepsetaljer)

  1. waist (the narrow connection between the thorax and abdomen in certain insects)
  2. wasp waist (a woman's narrow waistline, especially one formed by a corset)

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