vuursteen

DutchEdit

 
vuursteen
a flint
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch vuursteen. Equivalent to vuur (fire) +‎ steen (stone, rock).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvyr.steːn/
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  • Hyphenation: vuur‧steen

NounEdit

vuursteen m (plural vuurstenen, diminutive vuursteentje n)

  1. A flint, piece of hard fine-grained quartz stone, as struck to spark up a fire

NounEdit

vuursteen n (uncountable)

  1. Flint, the material silex

Derived termsEdit