landschap

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch lantschap, from Old Dutch *lantskap. Equivalent to land +‎ -schap.

Cognate with English landscape, Scots landskape, landskep, landskip (landscape), West Frisian lânskip (landscape), Low German landschop (landscape, district), German Landschaft (landscape, countryside, scenery), Swedish landskap (landscape, scenery, province), Icelandic landskapur (countryside).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑnt.sxɑp/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: land‧schap

Noun[edit]

landschap n (plural landschappen, diminutive landschapje n)

  1. landscape
  2. (archaic) region