kabouter

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Dutch kabouter (gnome)

Noun[edit]

kabouter (plural kabouters)

  1. (Dutch mythology) A tiny folkloric man who traditionally wears a pointy red hat, lives in harmony with nature and resides in mushrooms, similar to a gnome, leprechaun or a smurf.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkaːˈbɑu̯.tər/
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  • Hyphenation: ka‧bou‧ter

Etymology[edit]

Related to German Kobold.

Noun[edit]

kabouter m (plural kabouters, diminutive kaboutertje n)

  1. usually benevolent tiny folkloric man who traditionally wears a pointy red hat, lives in harmony with nature and resides in mushrooms, similar to a gnome, leprechaun or brownie.

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