hospitaal

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch hospitaal, from Middle Dutch hospitael, Old French hospital, from Latin hospitālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɔs.piˌtɑːl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

hospitaal (plural hospitale)

  1. hospital

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch hospitael, Old French hospital (Modern French hôpital), from Latin hospitālis (hospitable), from hospes (host, guest).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɔs.piˌtaːl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hos‧pi‧taal

Noun[edit]

hospitaal n (plural hospitalen, diminutive hospitaaltje n)

  1. hospital, now in particular a military hospital

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: hospitaal
  • Caribbean Hindustani: aspatál