duisternis

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch duisternis, from Middle Dutch duusternesse, from Old Dutch thiusternussi. Equivalent to duister +‎ -nis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdœi̯s.tərˌnəs/

Noun[edit]

duisternis (plural duisternisse)

  1. darkness

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch duusternesse, from Old Dutch thiusternussi. Equivalent to duister +‎ -nis. Cognate to German Düsternis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdœy̯stərˌnɪs/
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  • Hyphenation: duis‧ter‧nis

Noun[edit]

duisternis f (plural duisternissen)

  1. darkness

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: duisternis