DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈspɛi̯kər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: spij‧ker
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯kər

Etymology 1Edit

 
spijker

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

NounEdit

spijker m (plural spijkers, diminutive spijkertje n)

  1. nail (metal fastener)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: spyker
    • Sotho: sepekere
  • Sranan Tongo: spikri

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch spīker, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Late Latin spīcārium. Compare German Speicher, Old Saxon spīkari.

NounEdit

spijker m (plural spijkers, diminutive spijkertje n)

  1. granary

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

spijker

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