keer

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /keːr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːr

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch keer, kere, ultimately a derivative of Dutch keren (to turn around, revolve). Compare German Low German Kehr (time, turn), German Kehr (turn, direction), Old English ċierr ("turn, time, occasion"; > English chore).

Noun[edit]

keer m or n (plural keren, diminutive keertje n)

  1. time (occasion, instance)
    Synonym: maal
Usage notes[edit]

The singular form is normally used after numerals. Thus: vele keren – many times; but: drie keer – three times (lit. three-time).

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

keer

  1. first-person singular present indicative of keren
  2. imperative of keren

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