schaats

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -aːts
  • IPA(key): /sxaːts/
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch schāetse (stilt), from Old Northern French escache.

NounEdit

schaats f (plural schaatsen, diminutive schaatsje n)

  1. skate, ice skate
  2. (archaic) stilt
    Synonym: stelt
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: skaats
  • English: skate

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

schaats

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