namiddag

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From na- (after) +‎ middag (midday, noon). Compare German Nachmittag.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaː.mɪˌdɑx/
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  • Hyphenation: na‧mid‧dag

Noun[edit]

namiddag m (plural namiddagen, diminutive namiddagje n)

  1. (Belgium) afternoon, between 12 and 6 o'clock
    Synonym: (Netherlands) middag
  2. (Netherlands) late afternoon, between 4 and 6 o'clock
    Synonym: achtermiddag

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Descendants[edit]

  • Jersey Dutch: nāmeddix

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