lemmet

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛ.mɛt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lem‧met

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lemmet n (plural lemmeten, diminutive lemmetje n)

  1. blade (of a knife, sword, etc.)
    Synonyms: kling
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch lenement, from Latin linamentum.

Noun[edit]

lemmet n (plural lemmeten, diminutive lemmetje n)

  1. wick
    • 1638, Statenvertaling, Matthew 12, 20.
      Het gekroockte riet en sal hy niet verbreken, ende het roockende lemmet en sal hy niet uytblusschen, tot dat hy het oordeel sal uytbrengen tot overwinninge.
      He will not break the bruised reed, and he will not extinguish the smoking wick, until he will deliver the judgement to victory.
    Synonyms: lont, pit, wiek

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lemmet

  1. plural of lempi