Dutch edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /klaːˈrun/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kla‧roen
  • Rhymes: -un

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Middle French claron, from Old French claron.

Noun edit

klaroen n or f (plural klaroenen, diminutive klaroentje n)

  1. clarion (trumpet-like instrument)

Etymology 2 edit

Cognate of Sranan Tongo krarun, Spanish calalú, English callaloo, of either Amerindian or Bantu origin.[1]

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

klaroen f (uncountable)

  1. (Suriname) Chinese spinach, red spinach, Amaranthus dubius
Derived terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ J. van Donselaar (2013) Nicoline van der Sijs, editor, Woordenboek van het Nederlands in Suriname van 1667 tot 1876 [Dictionary of the Dutch Language in Suriname from 1667 to 1876], Amsterdam, The Hague: Meertens Instituut/Nederlandse Taalunie, →ISBN, page 103.