zwaluw

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch swaluwe, from Proto-Germanic *swalwǭ. Cognate with Danish and Norwegian svale, English swallow, German Schwalbe, Swedish svala.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzʋaː.lyu̯/
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  • Hyphenation: zwa‧luw

Noun[edit]

zwaluw f (plural zwaluwen, diminutive zwaluwtje n)

  1. a swallow (bird)

Derived terms[edit]