zintuig

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of zin (sense) +‎ tuig (instrument, material).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzɪn.tœy̯x/
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  • Hyphenation: zin‧tuig

Noun[edit]

zintuig n (plural zintuigen, diminutive zintuigje n)

  1. sense (means of perceiving) [from 18th c.]
    Synonym: zin
  2. sense organ [from late 17th c.]
    Synonym: zintuigorgaan

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: sintuig
  • West Frisian: sintúch (calque)