AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch lont.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɔnt/
  • (file)

NounEdit

lont (plural lonte, diminutive lontjie)

  1. fuse

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lont f (plural lonten, diminutive lontje n)

  1. fuse (for explosive device)
  2. wick (of candle, lamp, etc.)
    Synonyms: lemmet, pit, wiek

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: lont
  • West Frisian: lont

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Lunte.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lont m inan

  1. fuse (used to light an artillery gun, explosive charge, etc)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • lont in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • lont in Polish dictionaries at PWN