locomotief

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English locomotive.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌloː.koː.moːˈtif/, (Southern Dutch) [ˌloː.koː.moːˈtif], (Northern Dutch) [ˌloʊ̯.koʊ̯.moʊ̯ˈtif]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lo‧co‧mo‧tief
  • Rhymes: -if

Noun[edit]

locomotief m or f (plural locomotieven, diminutive locomotiefje n)

  1. locomotive, self-propelled vehicle that runs on rails, notably pulling a train
    Synonym: treintrekker

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: lokomotief
  • Sranan Tongo: loko

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