belijdenis

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From belijden +‎ -e- +‎ -nis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈlɛi̯.dəˌnɪs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: be‧lij‧de‧nis

Noun[edit]

belijdenis f (plural belijdenissen, diminutive belijdenisje n)

  1. confession (profession of faith) [from 16th c.]
  2. confession (admission of sins to someone)
    Synonym: biecht

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: belydenis
  • West Frisian: belidenis