achterafstraat

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From achteraf +‎ straat.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑx.tərˈɑfˌstraːt/, /ɑx.təˈrɑfˌstraːt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ach‧ter‧af‧straat

Noun[edit]

achterafstraat f (plural achterafstraten, diminutive achterafstraatje n)

  1. A back street.
  2. A shady (shifty) street.

Usage notes[edit]

Most commonly used in its diminutive form.