DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /plɔmp/
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  • Hyphenation: plomp
  • Rhymes: -ɔmp

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch plomp, of unknown origin, perhaps onomatopoetic with influence from lomp (coarse, rude; dumb).

AdjectiveEdit

plomp (comparative plomper, superlative plompst)

  1. clumsy, oafish
  2. blunt, coarse
InflectionEdit
Inflection of plomp
uninflected plomp
inflected plompe
comparative plomper
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial plomp plomper het plompst
het plompste
indefinite m./f. sing. plompe plompere plompste
n. sing. plomp plomper plompste
plural plompe plompere plompste
definite plompe plompere plompste
partitive plomps plompers
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Negerhollands: plomp

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch plompe, aplompe, of uncertain origin, probably related to dialectal plomp (a kind of fishing stick).

NounEdit

plomp m (plural plompen, diminutive plompje n)

  1. Name of various aquatic plant species of water lily family.

Etymology 3Edit

Onomatopoeic.

InterjectionEdit

plomp

  1. Representing the sound of a heavy falling object hitting a liquid; splash

NounEdit

plomp m (plural plompen, diminutive plompje n)

  1. The sound of a heavy falling object hitting a liquid; splash
  2. Any small, standing body of water; puddle, pool
  3. (dialectal) A kind of fishing stick used to frighten the fish to keep them together when fishing with a seine

ReferencesEdit

  • D. Bomhoff (1857) Nieuw Groot Woordenboek der Nederlandsche taal, The Hague: Gebroeders Belinfante, page 723
  • van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010) Etymologiebank[1], Meertens Institute

FriulianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • plomb (alternative orthography)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin plumbum.

NounEdit

plomp m

  1. lead (metal)