zandloper

DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • zandlooper (obsolete spelling)

EtymologyEdit

Germanic: zand 'sand' + loper 'one that runs [trough]' (from lopen 'to run' + -er)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zandloper m (plural zandlopers, diminutive zandlopertje n)

  1. An hourglass
  2. (zoology)
    1. The beach bird Chadrius alexandrinus alexandrinus
    2. A lark species
    3. A beetle species
  3. A protective ship part

SynonymsEdit

  • (hourglas) uurglas n
  • (Chadrius alexandrinus alexandrinus) strandpluvier m
  • (beetle) zandloopkever m

Derived termsEdit

  • zandloperhouder m
  • zandlopermodel m
  • eierloper m

Related termsEdit

  • zandleeuwerik m
  • zandpad n
  • zandstralen (verb)
  • hardloper m
  • voorloper m
Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 21:57