schoffel

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schoffel

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsxɔ.fəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: schof‧fel
  • Rhymes: -ɔfəl

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch schoffel (shovel), from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *skuflō.

NounEdit

schoffel m (plural schoffels, diminutive schoffeltje n)

  1. hoe (specifically a Dutch hoe)
  2. (dialectal, northern and eastern Netherlands) shovel
    Synonyms: schep, schop, spade

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: skoffel
  • English: scuffle
  • West Frisian: skoffel

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

schoffel

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