schiereiland

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From schier (almost) +‎ eiland (island, adverb), calque of Latin paenīnsula.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsxiːr.ɛi̯.lɑnt/
  • (Belgium) IPA(key): [ˈsxiːr.ɛː.lɑnt]
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  • (Netherlands) IPA(key): [ˈsxiːr.ɛɪ̯.lɑnt], [ˈsxiːr.æɪ̯.lɑnt]
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  • Hyphenation: schier‧ei‧land

Noun[edit]

schiereiland n (plural schiereilanden, diminutive schiereilandje n)

  1. peninsula