\"schrikkeljaar\" versus \"schikkeljaar\"

22:52 Mar 14, 2018
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Dutch term or phrase: \"schrikkeljaar\" versus \"schikkeljaar\"
Can someone explain the difference to me between a "schrikkeljaar" and a "schikkeljaar", and if possible also how to translate them into English?

This is what I have so far:

schrikkeljaar = leap year
schikkeljaar = "century leap year" aka "end-of-century leap year"
Michael Beijer
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:12


Summary of answers provided
4leap year / skipped leap year
Richard Purdom


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18 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
leap year / skipped leap year


Explanation:
is what I would say at a glance, but I'm not sure if that Dutch is just a neologism or what

Richard Purdom
Portugal
Local time: 04:12
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 12
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