veiligheidsspeld

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From veiligheid +‎ -s- +‎ speld, perhaps a calque of English safety pin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛi̯.ləx.ɦɛi̯tˌspɛlt/
  • Hyphenation: vei‧lig‧heids‧speld

Noun[edit]

veiligheidsspeld f (plural veiligheidsspelden, diminutive veiligheidsspeldje n)

  1. A safety pin.

Descendants[edit]

  • West Frisian: feilichheidsspjelde (calque)