slijpen

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch slipen, from Old Dutch slīpan (in the compound slīpastēn (grinding wheel)), from Proto-Germanic *slīpanan.

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VerbEdit

slijpen (past singular sleep, past participle geslepen)

  1. to sharpen
  2. to grind (a lens e.g.)

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Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 01:47