legioen

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch legioen, from Middle Dutch legioen, from Old French legion, from Latin legiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

legioen (plural legioene)

  1. legion

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch legioen, from Old French legion, from Latin legiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /leː.ɣiˈun/
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  • Hyphenation: le‧gi‧oen
  • Rhymes: -un

Noun[edit]

legioen n (plural legioenen, diminutive legioentje n)

  1. (often historical) legion (major division of an army), especially a Roman legion
  2. large group (of people or animals); a legion

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: legioen
  • West Frisian: legioen

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French legion, from Latin legiō.

Noun[edit]

legioen n or f

  1. legion

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch legioen, from Middle Dutch legioen, from Old French legion, from Latin legiō.

Noun[edit]

legioen n (plural legioenen)

  1. legion

Further reading[edit]

  • legioen”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011