geesteswetenschap

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From geest +‎ -es- +‎ wetenschap, calque of German Geisteswissenschaft.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣeːs.təsˌʋeː.tə(n).sxɑp/
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  • Hyphenation: gees‧tes‧we‧ten‧schap

Noun[edit]

geesteswetenschap f (plural geesteswetenschappen)

  1. the humanities [from mid or late 19th c.]
    Synonyms: geesteswetenschappen, humaniora, letteren
  2. discipline within the humanities [from 20th c.]