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klipspringer

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Afrikaans, literally "rock jumper".

NounEdit

klipspringer (plural klipspringers)

  1. A small antelope native to eastern and southern Africa having a dense, brown, speckled coat.

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

klip (rock) +‎ springer (jumper)

NounEdit

klipspringer (plural klipspringers)

  1. klipspringer

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Afrikaans klipspringer (klipspringer), a compound of klip (rock) + springer (jumper). Both components of the compound have identically written cognates in Dutch, with the first being a false friend to Dutch klip (cliff).

NounEdit

klipspringer m (plural klipspringers, diminutive klipspringertje n)

  1. klipspringer