ontsteking

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Afrikaans[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch ontsteking, from Middle Dutch ontstekinge. Equivalent to ontsteek +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɔntˈstɪə̯.kəŋ/

Noun[edit]

ontsteking (plural ontstekings)

  1. (medicine) inflammation
  2. ignition (of engines or explosives)

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ontstekinge. Equivalent to ontsteken +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɔntˈsteː.kɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ont‧ste‧king
  • Rhymes: -eːkɪŋ

Noun[edit]

ontsteking f (plural ontstekingen, diminutive ontstekinkje n)

  1. (medicine) inflammation
  2. ignition (of engines or explosives)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: ontsteking
  • West Frisian: ûntstekking (calque)