sfeer

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See also: -sfeer

Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

sfeer (plural sfere, diminutive sfeertjie)

  1. (geometry) sphere, orb, round object
  2. (figurative) atmosphere; ambit; region
  3. (informal) turf

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch spere, from Middle French spere, from Old French spere, from Medieval Latin spera, from sphaera, from Ancient Greek σφαῖρα (sphaîra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sfeːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sfeer
  • Rhymes: -eːr

Noun[edit]

sfeer f or m (plural sferen, diminutive sfeertje n)

  1. (literally, geometry) sphere, round object
  2. atmosphere, mood

Derived terms[edit]