Den Haag

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Dutch[edit]

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Een plein in het centrum van Den Haag, met een standbeeld van Willem de Zwijger.
A square in the center of The Hague, with a statue of William the Silent.

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch die haghe (the enclosure), from die (the) + hage (hedge, enclosure).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Netherlands)
    (file)
  • IPA(key): /dɛnˈɦaːx/

Proper noun[edit]

Den Haag n

  1. The Hague (a city and municipality and capital of South Holland, Netherlands; administrative capital of the Netherlands)
    Synonyms: Agga, 's-Gravenhage

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • German: Den Haag
  • Sranan Tongo: Aga
  • West Frisian: De Haach

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch die haghe (the enclosure).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛnˈhaːx/, /dɛnˈhaːk/

Proper noun[edit]

Den Haag n (genitive Den Haags)

  1. The Hague (a city and capital of South Holland, Netherlands; administrative capital of the Netherlands)