koekoek

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch coecoec.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈku.kuk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: koe‧koek

NounEdit

koekoek m (plural koekoeken, diminutive koekoekje n)

  1. a common cuckoo, Cuculus canorus
  2. cuckoo, any bird of the family Cuculidae
  3. (architecture) a dormer

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: koekoek