DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of mens (human) +‎ -en- +‎ haai (shark), named after its reputation as a maneater.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛn.sə(n)ˌɦaːi̯/
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  • Hyphenation: men‧sen‧haai

NounEdit

mensenhaai m (plural mensenhaaien, diminutive mensenhaaitje n)

  1. great white shark
    Synonyms: grote witte haai, witte haai