patrijs

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch patrise, from older partrise, from Old French pertriz, variant of perdriz, from Latin perdīx (partridge), from Ancient Greek πέρδιξ (pérdix, partridge). Forms retaining the first r existed into the 17th century.

Noun[edit]

patrijs f (plural patrijzen, diminutive patrijsje n)

  1. partridge (a bird of the genera Perdix or Alectoris)
Alternative forms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From French patrice.

Noun[edit]

patrijs f (plural patrijzen, diminutive patrijsje n)

  1. negative of a matrix