streep

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch strepe, from Middle Low German strepe, from Proto-Germanic *stripō(n) or *straipō(n), of uncertain ultimate origin, perhaps derived from a lost strong verb *strīpaną, with no clear cognates outside of Germanic except for Irish sríab (line, stripe).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /streːp/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: streep
  • Rhymes: -eːp

Noun[edit]

streep f (plural strepen, diminutive streepje n)

  1. stripe
  2. a short stroke (e.g. of the pen)
  3. hyphen
    Synonym: koppelteken

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: streep
  • Caribbean Javanese: setrip
  • Indonesian: setrip
  • Papiamentu: strepi, streepi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “stripa”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 485

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