leraar

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch leraar.

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leraar (plural leraars)

  1. (religion) minister, clergyman

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch leeraer, leerre. Equivalent to leren (to teach) +‎ -aar (-er).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈleː.raːr/, [ˈlɪː.raːr]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: le‧raar

Noun[edit]

leraar m (plural leraren, diminutive leraartje n, feminine lerares)

  1. A teacher, a person who gives lessons.
    Synonyms: docent, leerkracht, onderwijzer
  2. (chiefly Protestantism) A Protestant clergyman, a reverend.
    Synonyms: dominee, predikant

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  • Afrikaans: leraar