boerenjongen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌbuː.rə(n)ˈjɔ.ŋən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: boe‧ren‧jon‧gen

Etymology[edit]

Compound of boer (farmer) +‎ -en- +‎ jongen (boy).

Noun[edit]

boerenjongen m (plural boerenjongens, diminutive boerenjongetje n)

  1. (common) farmboy, country-boy
    Bart was een echte boerenjongen, geen inwijkeling uit de stad.
    Bart was a real farmboy, no city immigrant.
  2. a farmer's boy, i.e. son
  3. an alcoholic beverage with brandy and raisins
  4. raisin drenched in brandy

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