kapitein

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch capitein, from Old French capitaine, from Medieval Latin capitāneus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaː.piˈtɛi̯n/
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  • Hyphenation: ka‧pi‧tein
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯n

Noun[edit]

kapitein m (plural kapiteins, diminutive kapiteintje n)

  1. captain (person in command of a ship)
  2. captain (military officer)

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