Gender Masculine & Feminine
Pronounced Pron. DIRK-yə
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Contributor Contrib.Lucille on 8/18/2007
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Dirk) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name. But when borne by a male person, this name is simply a pet form because of the diminutive suffix.