laars

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch leerse, laerse, from syncope of unattested *lederse, contracted from *lederhose, from leder + hose. Compare German Lederhose (from which Dutch lederhose), where no contraction occurred.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

laars f (plural laarzen, diminutive laarsje n)

  1. boot

Derived termsEdit

  • laarzeknecht m
  • laarzen (verb)
  • laarzenmaker m
  • laarzenschacht m, f
  • laarzentrekker m
  • rijglaars
  • rijlaars
  • schijtlaars

SynonymsEdit

  • bot f (Flanders)

VerbEdit

laars

  1. first-person singular present indicative of laarzen
  2. imperative of laarzen
Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 21:34