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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch naald, from Middle Dutch naelde, from Old Dutch nālda, from a metathesis of earlier *nādla, from Proto-Germanic *nēþlō.

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naald (plural naalde, diminutive naaldjie)

  1. pin

DescendantsEdit

  • Xhosa: inaliti
  • Zulu: inalithi

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch naelde, from Old Dutch nālda, from a metathesis of earlier *nādla, from Proto-Germanic *nēþlō. Compare the Old High German alternative form nālda, whence Luxembourgish Nol. Also cognate with German Nadel, English needle.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /naːlt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: naald
  • Rhymes: -aːlt

NounEdit

naald f (plural naalden, diminutive naaldje n)

  1. A needle, a pin (for sewing, injections, tattooing etc.).
  2. A needle (leaf of coniferous trees).
  3. The needle of a record player.
  4. (architecture) A obelisk or column (monument, memorial).

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