op zijn elfendertigst

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Etymology[edit]

Elfendertigst from elf ‎(eleven) +‎ dertig ‎(thirty), so literally meaning "at one's thirty-eleventh".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔp zən ɛlfɛnˈdɛrtəxst/, /ɔp zən ɛlvənˈdɛrtəxst/

Adverb[edit]

op zijn elvendertigst

  1. (idiomatic) slow and steady, not rushed, taking one's time