kardinaalschap

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kardinaal +‎ -schap: from kardinaal "cardinal" (from cardinalis "cardinal", itself the noun use of the adjective derived from cardo "hinge, main point" + -alis "-al") + -schap "-ship"

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kar‧di‧naal‧schap

Noun[edit]

kardinaalschap n (plural kardinaalschappen)

  1. A cardinalate, dignity and office of cardinal
  2. (absolute use, with definite article: het kardinalaat) The cardinalate, the collective of Roman Catholic cardinals comprising the consistory

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