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DutchEdit

 
piek on top of an aluminium Christmas tree

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pik/
  • Rhymes: -ik
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: piek

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch pike. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

piek f (plural pieken, diminutive piekje n)

  1. a highest point; a peak
  2. a pike (polearm)
  3. (informal) guilder (comparable to buck, quid).
  4. a spire tree-topper for a Christmas tree
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

piek

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pieken
  2. imperative of pieken