aanhalingsteken

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aanhaling (quotation, (text) citation) +‎ -s- +‎ teken (sign, mark), from aanhalen (to quote, cite) (from aan- (to, forth) + halen (to get, fetch)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːn.ɦaː.lɪŋsˌteː.kə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: aan‧ha‧lings‧te‧ken

Noun[edit]

aanhalingsteken n (plural aanhalingstekens, diminutive aanhalingstekentje n)

  1. A quotation mark.

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