spreekwoord

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Afrikaans[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch spreekwoord, from Middle Dutch spreecwort. Equivalent to spreek +‎ woord.

Noun[edit]

spreekwoord (plural spreekwoorde, diminutive spreekwoordjie)

  1. proverb, saying

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch spreecwort. Equivalent to spreken +‎ woord. Compare German Sprichwort.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈspreːk.ʋoːrt/
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  • Hyphenation: spreek‧woord

Noun[edit]

spreekwoord n (plural spreekwoorden, diminutive spreekwoordje n)

  1. saying, proverb

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: spreekwoord
  • Negerhollands: spreekwoord
  • West Frisian: sprekwurd (calque)