luchtalarm

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of lucht (sky, air) +‎ alarm (alarm, alert). Originally used of sirens that warned the population about air raids.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlʏxt.aːˌlɑrm/
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  • Hyphenation: lucht‧alarm

NounEdit

luchtalarm n (plural luchtalarmen)

  1. air raid siren, civil defence siren (public siren system used for various warnings)