voorn

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Dutch[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • voren (superseded, dated)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch voorne, from Old Dutch *forno. Related to terms for trout in several Germanic languages. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /voːrn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: voorn
  • Rhymes: -oːrn

Noun[edit]

voorn m (plural voorns, diminutive voorntje n)

  1. A roach; a vernacular term used of a grouping of fish in the family Cyprinidae due to superficial resemblances; in particular used of (former) members of the genus Leuciscus.

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