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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch halssnoer. Equivalent to hals +‎ snoer.

NounEdit

halssnoer (plural halssnoere, diminutive halssnoertjie)

  1. necklace

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of hals (neck) +‎ snoer (lace, cord; short for necklace). Compare German Halsschnur, which might be the source.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɑl.snuːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hals‧snoer

NounEdit

halssnoer n (plural halssnoeren, diminutive halssnoertje n)

  1. necklace [from early 18th c.]

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