predikant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From South African Dutch predikant (Afrikaans predikant).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SAfrica) IPA(key): /prɪədɪˈkʌnt/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /pɹɛdɪˈkant/

Noun[edit]

predikant (plural predikants or predikante)

  1. (chiefly South Africa) A minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, or allied denomination.
    • 1994, Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom, Abacus 2010, p. 536:
      One Sunday it would be an Anglican priest, the next a Dutch Reformed predikant, the next a Methodist minister.

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From prediken (to preach) +‎ -ant

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pre‧di‧kant

Noun[edit]

predikant m (plural predikanten, diminutive predikantje n)

  1. preacher, minister (used in the Dutch Protestant church)

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

predikant c

  1. a preacher (one who preaches)

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