stroom

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch stroom, from Old Dutch *strōm, from Proto-Germanic *straumaz, from Proto-Indo-European *srowmos, from *srew- (to flow). Compare Low German Stroom, German Strom, West Frisian stream, English stream, Danish strøm.

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NounEdit

stroom m (plural stromen, diminutive stroompje n)

  1. stream, current
  2. electricity
  3. electrical current
  4. large river, especially one leading to the sea or ocean
    Antwerpen, stad aan de stroom — Antwerp, city on the river Scheldt

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VerbEdit

stroom

  1. first-person singular present indicative of stromen
  2. imperative of stromen

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Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 16:22