leidster

DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From leiden +‎ -ster.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛi̯tstər/
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NounEdit

leidster f (plural leidsters, diminutive leidstertje n, masculine leider)

  1. female leader, head, chief
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch leitsterre, equivalent to modern leiden +‎ ster. Cognate with German Leitstern, English lodestar, Old Norse leiðarstjarna.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

leidster f (plural leidsterren, diminutive leidsterretje n)

  1. lodestar, pole star