citaat

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin citatum, the neutral inflection of the past participle of citare 'to cause to move, arouse, summon, urge, call', the frequentative form of ciere 'to move, set in motion, stir, rouse, call, invite', from the Proto-Indo-European base *kei- 'to move to and fro': citeren +‎ -aat

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: ci‧taat

Noun[edit]

citaat n (plural citaten, diminutive citaatje n)

  1. A quotation, fragment of a human expression, notably as reference

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