DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch harpie, arpie, from Old French harpie, from Latin harpyia, from Ancient Greek ἅρπυια (hárpuia).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɦɑrˈpɛi̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: har‧pij
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯

NounEdit

harpij f (plural harpijen)

  1. (Greek mythology) harpy (hybrid of a woman and a bird of prey)
  2. harpy eagle, Harpia harpyja
    Synonym: harpijarend
  3. (derogatory) harpy, harridan (malicious or unpleasant woman)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: harpy