hemmetje

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spelling following the informal pronunciation of hemdje (shirt).

Noun[edit]

hemmetje n (plural hemmetjes)

  1. (colloquial) shirt, blouse

Usage notes[edit]

Although originally the same as hemdje, the meaning has shifted to designate a woman’s (under)wear only.

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