See also: Rivier

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch rivier.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rəˈfiːr/
  • (file)

NounEdit

rivier (plural riviere, diminutive riviertjie)

  1. river
    • 2017, “Droë riviere”‎[1], performed by Liezel Pieters:
      In jou hart se droë riviere
      Het jou liefde opgedroog.
      En vergeet jy al die ure,
      Die gety in my bly hoog.
      In the dry rivers of your heart
      Your love has dried up.
      And though you may be forgetting those hours,
      The tide in me stays high.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch riviere, from Old French riviere.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rivier f or m (plural rivieren, diminutive riviertje n)

  1. A river.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: rivier
  • Jersey Dutch: rîver