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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch pert, pāert, from Old Dutch *pered, from Late Latin paraverēdus. Compare German Pferd.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paːrt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: paard
  • Rhymes: -aːrt

NounEdit

paard n (plural paarden, diminutive paardje n)

  1. A horse, Equus caballus or Equus ferus.
    Synonyms: hors, ros
  2. (chess) A knight.
  3. (gymnastics) A pommel horse.
  4. (nautical) A rope hanging beneath a spar or other horizontal beam, often fixed in place by other ropes.
  5. (derogatory, offensive) An ugly woman.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: perd
    • Phuthi: ipere
    • Sotho: pere

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Dutch · schaakstukken (schaak + stukken) (layout · text)
           
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