zeemleer

DutchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From zeems (chamois) +‎ leer. The final -s of zeems was preserved in the old forms zeemsleder and zeemsleer and still exists in Afrikaans seemsleer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈzeːm.leːr/
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  • Hyphenation: zeem‧leer

NounEdit

zeemleer n (uncountable)

  1. Chamois leather.
  2. A cloth of chamois leather used for cleaning.
    Synonym: zeem

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: seemsleer