jaar

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch jaar, from Old Dutch jār, from Proto-Germanic *jērą, from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁-.

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jaar (plural jare, diminutive jaartjie)

  1. year

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch jâer, from Old Dutch jār, from Proto-Germanic *jērą, from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁-.

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jaar n (plural jaren, diminutive jaartje n)

  1. year

Usage notes[edit]

The singular form is normally used after numerals instead of plurals but both are considered correct. Thus, it would be more common to say vele jaren geleden – many years ago; but drie jaar geleden – three years ago.

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