bekoring

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch becoringe. Equivalent to bekoren +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈkoː.rɪŋ/
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  • Hyphenation: be‧ko‧ring

Noun[edit]

bekoring f (plural bekoringen, diminutive bekorinkje n)

  1. charm, appeal, attractiveness, allure
  2. temptation
  3. pleasure
    • 1900, Frederik van Eeden, Van de koele meren des Doods, W. Versluys (publ., 1st ed.), page 9.
      Het gedrang der gasten en het warre gerucht was een bedwelmende bekoring.
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