hersenen

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch hersene, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *hirzniją.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɛr.sə.nə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: her‧se‧nen

Noun[edit]

hersenen pl (plural only, diminutive hersentjes n)

  1. (plural only) brain
    Synonym: brein

Usage notes[edit]

The apparent singular hersen (in fact an obsolete plural form itself) is rare, except in compounds.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: harsings