kruisvaart

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kruisvaart, from Middle Dutch crucevaert, cruysvaert. Equivalent to kruis +‎ vaart.

Noun[edit]

kruisvaart (plural kruisvaarte)

  1. crusade
    Synonym: kruistog

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch crucevaert, cruysvaert. Equivalent to kruis (cross) +‎ vaart (journey).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkrœy̯s.faːrt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kruis‧vaart

Noun[edit]

kruisvaart f or m (plural kruisvaarten, diminutive kruisvaartje n)

  1. (originally) a crusade, a Christian holy war
  2. (figuratively) a quest, a 'sacred' cause

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