schepen

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See also: scheppen and Schepen

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch schēpen, from Old Dutch scepeno, possibly a derivate of Proto-Germanic *skapjaną (to shape, create).

Noun[edit]

schepen m (plural schepenen, diminutive schepentje n)

  1. alderman

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

schepen

  1. Plural form of schip

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch scepeno, possibly a derivate of Proto-Germanic *skapjaną (to shape, create).

Noun[edit]

schēpen m

  1. alderman
    • 1249, Schepenbrief van Bochoute, Velzeke, eastern Flanders:
      Descepenen van bochouta quedden alle degene die dese lettren sien selen i(n) onsen here.
      The aldermen of Bochoute address all who will see this letter by our lord.

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Further reading[edit]

  • schepen(e)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • schepen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929