zeepaard

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Dutch[edit]

Een zeepaardje. — A sea-horse.
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch seepaert. Equivalent to zee +‎ paard.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzeː.paːrt/
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  • Hyphenation: zee‧paard

Noun[edit]

zeepaard n (plural zeepaarden, diminutive zeepaardje n)

  1. seahorse (more often used in its diminutive form - zeepaardje), fish of the genus Hippocampus
  2. (Greek mythology) hippocamp
  3. (obsolete) hippopotamus
    Synonyms: nijlpaard, rivierpaard

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: seeperd