profeet

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch profeet, from Middle Dutch prophete, from Old French prophete, from Latin propheta, from Ancient Greek προφήτης (prophḗtēs).

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profeet (plural profete, diminutive profeetjie)

  1. prophet

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch prophete, from Old French prophete, from Latin propheta, from Ancient Greek προφήτης (prophḗtēs, one who speaks for a god), from πρό (pró, before) + φημί (phēmí, I tell).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /proːˈfeːt/
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  • Hyphenation: pro‧feet
  • Rhymes: -eːt

Noun[edit]

profeet m (plural profeten, diminutive profeetje n, feminine profetes)

  1. prophet, a messenger chosen by God
  2. soothsayer, one who predicts the future

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  • Afrikaans: profeet
  • Sranan Tongo: profeiti