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pistolet

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French. Ultimately from Czech píšťala (whistle), from Proto-Slavic *piščalь, from *piskati, *piščati (to squeak, whistle), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *pīṣk-.

NounEdit

pistolet (plural pistolets)

  1. A small pistol.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


DutchEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pis‧to‧let

NounEdit

pistolet m (plural pistolets, diminutive pistoletje n)

  1. (Belgium) a type of small round bread bun
  2. (Netherlands) a bread bun shaped like a short baguette

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pistole +‎ -et. Ultimately from Czech píšťala (whistle), from Proto-Slavic *piščalь, from *piskati, *piščati (to squeak, whistle), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *pīṣk-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pistolet m (plural pistolets)

  1. gun, pistol
  2. spray gun
  3. weird person

Derived termsEdit

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PolishEdit

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pistolet

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Czech píšťala (whistle), from Proto-Slavic *piščalь, from *piskati, *piščati (to squeak, whistle), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *pīṣk-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pistolet m

  1. gun, pistol

DeclensionEdit


WalloonEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Czech píšťala (whistle), from Proto-Slavic *piščalь, from *piskati, *piščati (to squeak, whistle), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *pīṣk-.

NounEdit

pistolet

  1. pistol