bloemlezing

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Etymology[edit]

From bloem (flower) +‎ lezing (reading), a calque of Latin florilegium, itself a calque of Ancient Greek ἀνθολογία (anthología), from ἄνθος (ánthos, flower) + λογία (logía, reading).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈblumˌleː.zɪŋ/
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  • Hyphenation: bloem‧le‧zing

Noun[edit]

bloemlezing f (plural bloemlezingen, diminutive bloemlezinkje n)

  1. anthology
    Synonyms: anthologie, florilegium

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: bloemlesing