tafel

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch tafel.

Noun[edit]

tafel (plural tafels)

  1. table

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch tafele, from Latin tabula (board). Doublet with Dutch tabel.

Noun[edit]

tafel f (plural tafels or tafelen, diminutive tafeltje n)

  1. table (item of furniture)
  2. (metonymically) a meal, spread on (a) table(s)
  3. (arithmetic) multiplication table
  4. a writing tablet

Usage notes[edit]

The plural tafelen is only used in the sense "writing tablet".

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tafel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tafelen
  2. imperative of tafelen

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

tafel

  1. First-person singular present of tafeln.
  2. Imperative singular of tafeln.