winkelhaak

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch winkelhaec (try square, carpenter's square). Equivalent to winkel +‎ haak.

Winkelhaak
Try square
Passer en winkelhaak
Compass and square

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋiŋ.kəlˌɦaːk/, /ˈʋɪŋ.kəlˌɦaːk/
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  • Hyphenation: win‧kel‧haak

Noun[edit]

winkelhaak m (plural winkelhaken, diminutive winkelhaakje n)

  1. try square; or, generally, any kind of square used by masons and carpenters to measure right angles, such as a steel square or a carpenter's square
  2. a rectangular tear or cut in a piece of clothing or other fabric, in the form of a try square.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch winkelhaak, from Middle Dutch winkelhaec.

Noun[edit]

winkelhaak (plural winkelhake)

  1. try square, carpenter's square
  2. a rectangular tear or cut in fabric