klipspringer

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Afrikaans, literally "rock jumper".

NounEdit

klipspringer ‎(plural klipspringers)

  1. A small antelope native to eastern and southern Africa having a dense, brown, speckled coat.

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

klip ‎(rock) +‎ springer ‎(jumper)

NounEdit

klipspringer ‎(plural klipspringers)

  1. klipspringer

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Afrikaans klipspringer ‎(klipspringer), a compound of klip ‎(rock) + springer ‎(jumper). Both components of the compound have identically written cognates in Dutch, with the first being a false friend to Dutch klip ‎(cliff).

NounEdit

klipspringer m ‎(plural klipspringers, diminutive klipspringertje n)

  1. klipspringer
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