See also: Laars and lårs

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /laːrs/, [laːrs]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: laars
  • Rhymes: -aːrs

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch leerse, laerse, from syncope of unattested *lederse, contracted from *lederhose, from leder + hose. Compare German Lederhose (from which Dutch lederhose), where no contraction occurred.

NounEdit

laars f (plural laarzen, diminutive laarsje n)

  1. boot
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Negerhollands: laars
  • Papiamentu: lars, lers, leers

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

laars

  1. first-person singular present indicative of laarzen
  2. imperative of laarzen