klipspringer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Afrikaans, literally "rock jumper".

Noun[edit]

klipspringer ‎(plural klipspringers)

  1. A small antelope native to eastern and southern Africa having a dense, brown, speckled coat.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

klip ‎(rock) +‎ springer ‎(jumper)

Noun[edit]

klipspringer ‎(plural klipspringers)

  1. klipspringer

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Afrikaans klipspringer ‎(klipspringer), a compound of klip ‎(rock) + springer ‎(jumper). Both components of the compound have identically written cognates in Dutch, with the first being a false friend to Dutch klip ‎(cliff).

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Noun[edit]

klipspringer m ‎(plural klipspringers, diminutive klipspringertje n)

  1. klipspringer