jaar

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch jaar.

Noun[edit]

jaar (plural jare, diminutive jaartjie)

  1. year

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch jār, from Proto-Germanic *jērą, from Proto-Germanic *yōr- < *yeh₁r-. Compare German Jahr, West Frisian jier, English year, Danish år.

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Noun[edit]

jaar n (plural jaren, diminutive jaartje n)

  1. year

Usage notes[edit]

The singular form is normally used after numerals. Thus: vele jaren geleden – many years ago; but: drie jaar geleden – three years ago.

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