oerknal

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Afrikaans[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch oerknal, itself probably borrowed from German Urknall. Equivalent to oer- (primordial, primaeval) +‎ knal (bang).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oerknal (plural oerknalle)

  1. (physics) Big Bang

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From oer- (primeval) +‎ knal (bang). Probably borrowed from German Urknall.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈuːr.knɑl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: oer‧knal

Noun[edit]

oerknal m (plural oerknallen, diminutive oerknalletje n)

  1. (physics) Big Bang

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: oerknal

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