stroom

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See also: Stroom and Strööm

Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stroːm/
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  • Hyphenation: stroom
  • Rhymes: -oːm

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch strôom, from Old Dutch *strōm, from Proto-Germanic *straumaz, from Proto-Indo-European *srew- (to flow).

Noun[edit]

stroom m (plural stromen, diminutive stroompje n)

  1. A flow, current or flush, as of moving water or other liquid.
  2. A major river, especially one leading to the sea or ocean.
    Antwerpen, stad aan de stroom — Antwerp, city on the river Scheldt
  3. A smaller stream.
    Synonym: beek
  4. An electrical current.
  5. (by extension, used absolutely) Electricity.
    Synonym: elektriciteit
Derived terms[edit]
electric current
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

stroom

  1. first-person singular present indicative of stromen
  2. imperative of stromen

Anagrams[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *strōm, from Proto-Germanic *straumaz, from Proto-Indo-European *srew- (to flow).

Noun[edit]

strôom m or n

  1. A stream.

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: stroom
  • Limburgish: stroum

Further reading[edit]

  • “stroom”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek[1], 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J., “stroom”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek[2], The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1885–1929, →ISBN