overweg

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Etymology 1[edit]

From over (over) +‎ weg (road), originally railway jargon.

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Noun[edit]

overweg m (plural overwegen, diminutive overweggetje n)

  1. (rail transport) level crossing
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch overwech, from over (over) + wech (road). The literal meaning was to "be able to travel the same road with someone".

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overweg

  1. (chiefly in the phrase overweg kunnen met) without conflict