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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch dijc, from Old Dutch *dīk, from Proto-Germanic *dīkaz (compare German Teich and Deich, West Frisian dyk, English ditch, Icelandic díki), from Proto-Indo-European *dheigʷ. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɛi̯k/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: dijk
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯k

NounEdit

dijk m (plural dijken, diminutive dijkje n)

  1. dike, levee

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