vuurtoren

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From vuur (fire) +‎ toren (tower).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvyːrˌtoː.rə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vuur‧to‧ren

Noun[edit]

vuurtoren m (plural vuurtorens, diminutive vuurtorentje n)

  1. a lighthouse
  2. (Netherlands) a 250 guilder banknote (before the introduction of the euro)
  3. (derogatory) a redhead, ginger
    Synonyms: roodhaar, roodharige, rosse, rossekop

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: vuurtoring
  • Indonesian: menara api (calque)