knaagdier

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch knaagdier.

Noun[edit]

knaagdier (plural knaagdiere)

  1. rodent

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From knagen (to gnaw) +‎ dier (animal), perhaps through German Nagetier, eventually after Latin rodens.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈknaːxdiːr/
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  • Hyphenation: knaag‧dier

Noun[edit]

knaagdier n (plural knaagdieren, diminutive knaagdiertje n)

  1. rodent, any member of the order Rodentia