metafoor

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin metaphora, from Ancient Greek μεταφορά (metaphorá), from μεταφέρω (metaphérō, I transfer, apply), from μετά (metá, with, across, after) + φέρω (phérō, I bear, carry)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: me‧ta‧foor

Noun[edit]

metafoor f (plural metaforen, diminutive metafoortje n)

  1. (linguistics) metaphor, figure of speech

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