DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch vlijt, from Old Dutch *flīt, from Proto-West Germanic *flīt, from Proto-Germanic *flītaz, for which compare Proto-West Germanic *flītan (to strive).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vlɛi̯t/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯t

NounEdit

vlijt f or m (uncountable)

  1. diligence

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010) , “vlijt1”, in Etymologiebank, Meertens Institute