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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɛi̯n/
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯n
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch līne, from Old Dutch *līna, from Proto-Germanic *līnǭ, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *līno- (flax).

NounEdit

lijn f (plural lijnen, diminutive lijntje n)

  1. (geometry) line
    Synonym: streep
  2. rope, cable
    Synonyms: touw, draad, kabel
  3. route, line (of transport)
    Synonym: route
  4. (chess) file
  5. (usually diminutive, slang) line of drugs in powder form
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

lijn

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