aanhaling

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aanhalen +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːnˌɦaː.lɪŋ/
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  • Hyphenation: aan‧ha‧ling

Noun[edit]

aanhaling f (plural aanhalingen, diminutive aanhalinkje n)

  1. quote, citation
    • 1936, Haagsch maandblad, vol. 26, page 555.
      Och, dat was met eenige Latijnsche aanhalinkjes immers te verhelpen.
      Aw, that could have been helped with a nice little dosage of Latin citations after all.
  2. act of petting (an animal)
  3. (law, Belgium) (temporary) confiscation, seizure