platteland

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Afrikaans

Noun[edit]

platteland

  1. (South Africa) country, countryside

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From plat +‎ -e- +‎ land

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: plat‧te‧land

Noun[edit]

platteland n (plural plattelanden, diminutive plattelandje n)

  1. country, countryside
    Ik woonde in een groot huis op het platteland. — I lived in a big house in the country.