rolstoel etymology

Dutch word rolstoel comes from Dutch rollen ((ergative) to roll.), Dutch stoel

Detailed word origin of rolstoel

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
rollen Dutch (nld) (ergative) to roll.
stoel Dutch (nld) (botany) stool, a type of stump. (hence) Any seat, from stool to throne; a dais. (obsolete) confessional chair. (obsolete) fecal stool. (obsolete) todestool. A place of residence, headquarters, powerbase. The base, e.g. platform, on which something rests; something fixed on it, notably a workbench. Chair, sitting furniture, normally mobile and on four legs.
rolstoel Dutch (nld) Wheelchair.

Words with the same origin as rolstoel

Descendants of rollen
deegroller rolgordijn rolluik rolschaats zakkenroller
Descendants of stoel
Heilige Stoel