rijm

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɛi̯m/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: rijm
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯m

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch rijm, ripe, from Proto-Germanic *hrīmô. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

rijm m (uncountable)

  1. hoarfrost, rime
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch rijm, rīme, from Old French rime, of uncertain origin. More at rhyme.

Noun[edit]

rijm n (plural rijmen, diminutive rijmpje n)

  1. rhyme, rhyming
  2. (now chiefly diminutive) A rhyme, a poem that uses rhyme.
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  • Afrikaans: rym