DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -œy̯t
  • IPA(key): /flœy̯t/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch floite, borrowed from Old French fleute, borrowed from Old Occitan flaut.

NounEdit

fluit m or f (plural fluiten, diminutive fluitje n)

  1. (music) flute or the sound it creates
  2. a whistle
  3. organ pipe
  4. (colloquial) penis
  5. fluyt, flute (type of cargo ship)
    Synonym: fluitschip
  6. shortened form of certain compounds, notably fluitglas
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: fluit
  • English: fluyt
  • Papiamentu: flùit, fleit
  • Sranan Tongo: froyti

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

fluit

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of fluiten
  2. imperative of fluiten

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

fluit

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of fluō

ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fluit (plural fluits)

  1. (music) A flute.