aardslang

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of aard +‎ slang.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːrt.slɑŋ/
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  • Hyphenation: aard‧slang

NounEdit

aardslang f (plural aardslangen, diminutive aardslangetje n)

  1. A terrestrial snake, as opposed to aquatic, and sometimes arboreal snakes.
  2. (historical, mythology) A snake that represents earth, as opposed to other parts or elements of the cosmos.