boerenzoon

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of boer (farmer) +‎ -en- +‎ zoon (son).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌbuː.rə(n)ˈzoːn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: boe‧ren‧zoon

Noun[edit]

boerenzoon m (plural boerenzonen or boerenzoons, diminutive boerenzoontje n)

  1. (literally) a farmer's son
  2. (by extension, rather rare) farmboy, country-boy

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