kanonnier

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kanonnier, from Middle French canonnier. Equivalent to kanon +‎ -ier.

Noun[edit]

kanonnier (plural kanonniers)

  1. A cannoneer, an artilleryman

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French canonnier. Equivalent to kanon +‎ -ier. First attested in the sixteenth century.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkaː.nɔˈniːr/
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  • Hyphenation: ka‧non‧nier
  • Rhymes: -iːr

Noun[edit]

kanonnier m (plural kanonniers, diminutive kanonniertje n)

  1. a cannoneer (one who operates a cannon or other artillery piece) [from 16th c.]
    Synonym: busschieter
  2. an artilleryman (one who serves in an artillery unit) [from 19th c.]
    Synonym: artillerist

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: kanonnier
  • West Frisian: kanonnier