kroning

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Etymology[edit]

From kronen (to crown) +‎ -ing.

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Noun[edit]

kroning f (plural kroningen, diminutive kroninkje n)

  1. coronation (the act or solemnity of crowning)
    • 2010, Gea Koren, Maria Ratering, John Tamerus, Zwarte Koffie Sterke Verhalen, Kluwer, page 50:
      De kroning van Beatrix is nog maar heel recente geschiedenis.
      The coronation of [Queen] Beatrix is still only very recent history.
  2. (figuratively) Someone's solemn, festive ... installation, acknowledgment etc.

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