speeksel

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: speek‧sel

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch speecsel, formed from older spekel by analogy with words suffixed with -sel. The form spekel is from Old Dutch *spēkila, from Proto-Germanic *spaiklō. From the same root as spuwen.

Cognate with German Speichel.

Noun[edit]

speeksel n ‎(uncountable)

  1. saliva, spit(tle)

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