krijt

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See also: Krijt

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /krɛi̯t/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: krijt
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯t

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch crijt, from Latin crēta.

Noun[edit]

krijt n (uncountable, diminutive krijtje n)

  1. chalk
  2. a piece of chalk (in the diminutive form)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch crijt, from German [Term?] or Middle Low German [Term?].

Noun[edit]

krijt n (uncountable, diminutive krijtje n)

  1. (dated, dialectal) battlefield, arena
    Synonyms: slagveld, strijdperk
  2. (dated, dialectal) region, area
    Synonyms: gebied, omgeving, streek
  3. (dated, dialectal) enclosure, enclosed area
    Synonym: perk
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

krijt

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of krijten
  2. imperative of krijten