besef

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See also: bésef

Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch beseffen.

Verb[edit]

besef (present besef, present participle beseffende, past participle besef)

  1. (transitive) to realise, to notice

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch besef.

Noun[edit]

besef (uncountable)

  1. awareness, realisation, sense

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈsɛf/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: be‧sef
  • Rhymes: -ɛf

Etymology 1[edit]

From beseffen.

Noun[edit]

besef n (plural beseffen, diminutive besefje n)

  1. realisation, awareness, sense
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

besef

  1. first-person singular present indicative of beseffen
  2. imperative of beseffen