wapenschild

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wapenschilt. Equivalent to wapen (weapon, coat of arms) +‎ schild (shield). Compare West Frisian wapenskyld.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋaː.pə(n)ˌsxɪlt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wa‧pen‧schild

Noun[edit]

wapenschild n (plural wapenschilden, diminutive wapenschildje n)

  1. coat of arms, blazon (heraldic bearings)
    Synonym: blazoen

Descendants[edit]