The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: draad

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Entry definition

draad etymology From Middle Dutch draet, from odt *thrād, from Proto-Germanic *þrēduz, from Proto-Indo-European *treh₁-tu- 〈*treh₁-tu-〉, from *terh₁- 〈*terh₁-〉. Compare German Draht, West Frisian tried, English thread, Danish tråd. pronunciation
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  1. thread
  2. wire
  3. (engineering) screw thread
  4. (Internet, informal) discussion thread, topic
Synonyms: (screw thread) schroefdraad
descendants:
  • Afrikaans: draad

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