Category: Dutch

Etymology, Dutch, Azijnpisser

Etymology From azijn (“vinegar”) +‎ pisser (“pisser”), calque of French pisse-vinaigre. Originated in Belgium. Pronunciation IPA(key): /aːˈzɛi̯nˌpɪ.sər/ Hyphenation: azijn‧pis‧ser Noun azijnpisser m (plural azijnpissers, diminutive azijnpissertje n) curmudgeon, sourpuss [from early 20th c.]

Etymology, Dutch, Piramide

Etymology Borrowed from Middle French pyramide, from Old French piramide, from Latin pȳramis, from Ancient Greek πῡραμίς (pūramís), possibly from πῡρός (pūrós, “wheat”) + ἀμάω (amáō, “reap”) or from Egyptian pr-m-ws. Pronunciation IPA(key): /ˌpi.raːˈmi.də/, /ˌpiː.raːˈmi.də/ Hyphenation: pi‧ra‧mi‧de Rhymes: -idə Noun piramide f (plural piramiden or piramides, diminutive piramidetje n) pyramid