vaart

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See also: vårt

Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

vaart (plural vaarte)

  1. a cruise
  2. navigation
  3. leap
  4. speed

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch vāert, from Old Dutch farth, fard, from Proto-Germanic *fardiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaːrt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːrt

Noun[edit]

vaart f (plural vaarten, diminutive vaartje n)

  1. trip (by boat)
  2. speed, momentum
    Wij gaan te snel. Je zou de vaart moeten minderen.
    We are going too fast. You should reduce the speed.
  3. canal
  4. shipping, maritime traffic
    Hij is op de grote vaart.
    He has gone to sea.

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Verb[edit]

vaart

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of varen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of varen

Verb[edit]

vaart

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of varen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of varen