troffel

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Dutch[edit]

A troffel (mason's trowel)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtrɔfəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: trof‧fel

Etymology 1[edit]

Modified from truweel, by analogy with schoffel and gaffel. Cognate with English trowel.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

troffel m (plural troffels, diminutive troffeltje n)

  1. trowel
  2. scoop of resembling shape, as used for gardnening
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Akin to troeven.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

troffel m (plural troffels, diminutive troffeltje n)

  1. blow, hit
  2. beating