akkefietje

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, possibly diminutive (using -je) of a disgusted exclamation akefi!, or from Latin aqua vitae (compare German Aquavit, Danish akevit) This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑ.kəˈfitjə/
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  • Hyphenation: ak‧ke‧fiet‧je
  • Rhymes: -itjə

Noun[edit]

akkefietje n (plural akkefietjes)

  1. A chore, small job.
  2. Something insignificant.
  3. A minor problem, something that went wrong.
  4. (archaic) A nasty job.

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