toren

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch torre, from Old Dutch turn, from Old French tur, from Latin turris.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtoː.rə(n)/, (Netherlands) [ˈtʊːrə(n)]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oːrən
  • Hyphenation: to‧ren

Noun[edit]

toren m (plural torens, diminutive torentje n)

  1. A tower.
  2. (chess) A rook.
    Synonyms: kasteel, schaaktoren
  3. (nautical) The fin or sail of a submarine.
    Synonym: sail

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Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: toring
  • Negerhollands: tooren, torm, toorn
  • Aukan: tolen
  • Saramaccan: tolu

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Dutch · schaakstukken (schaak + stukken) (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
koning koningin, dame toren loper paard pion

Anagrams[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

(Water)toren, Magelang

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch watertoren (water tower).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtorən]
  • Hyphenation: to‧rên

Noun[edit]

torên (first-person possessive torenku, second-person possessive torenmu, third-person possessive torennya)

  1. (colloquial) water tower
    Synonym: menara air
  2. (colloquial) water tank
    Synonyms: tandon, tangki