werpster

DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compound of werpen (to throw) +‎ ster (star).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɛrp.stɛr/
  • Hyphenation: werp‧ster

NounEdit

werpster m (plural werpsterren, diminutive werpsterretje n)

  1. throwing star, shuriken
    Synonym: shuriken

Etymology 2Edit

From werpen (to throw) +‎ -ster (feminine agentive suffix).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɛrp.stər/
  • Hyphenation: werp‧ster

NounEdit

werpster f (plural werpsters, diminutive werpstertje n, masculine werper)

  1. thrower (feminine); a woman who throws
    Synonym: gooister