zweepslag

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: zweep‧slag

Etymology[edit]

zweep (whip) +‎ slag (blow, hit)

Noun[edit]

zweepslag m (plural zweepslagen, diminutive zweepslagje n)

  1. a whip lash, notably as (part of) corporal punishment
  2. (figuratively) any hard or hurtful blow, e.g. verbal
  3. Acute pain in the calf as a result of spraining a muscle.