See also: zêem

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /zeːm/
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  • Hyphenation: zeem
  • Rhymes: -eːm

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch sêem, from Old Dutch sēm, from Proto-Germanic *saimaz.

NounEdit

zeem m (uncountable)

  1. (archaic, dialectal, chiefly Belgium) honey, in particular virgin honey
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Etymology 2Edit

Shortening of zeemleer. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

zeem m or n (plural zemen, diminutive zeempje n)

  1. A cloth of chamois leather or a substitute, used for cleaning.
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