Open main menu

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of wind (wind) +‎ vaan (vane), calque of German Windfahne. First attested in the 18th century.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɪnt.faːn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wind‧vaan

NounEdit

windvaan f (plural windvanen, diminutive windvaantje n)

  1. weathervane
    Synonyms: vaan, windwijzer

HyponymsEdit