kasteel

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kasteel, from Middle Dutch castēel, from Old Northern French castel, from Latin castellum.

Noun[edit]

kasteel (plural kastele, diminutive kasteeltjie)

  1. castle

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch castēel, from Old Northern French castel, from Latin castellum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɑˈsteːl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kas‧teel
  • Rhymes: -eːl

Noun[edit]

kasteel n (plural kastelen, diminutive kasteeltje n)

  1. castle
  2. (by extension) Any large, opulent building, in particular a residence.
  3. (chess, dated) rook
    Synonyms: schaaktoren, toren
  4. (nautical, historical) A raised fortification on late mediaeval ships.

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