schelp

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch schelpe, from Old Dutch *skella, from Proto-Germanic *skaljō (shell). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sxɛlp/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: schelp
  • Rhymes: -ɛlp

Noun[edit]

schelp f (plural schelpen, diminutive schelpje n)

  1. shell (e.g. of a mollusk)

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