veiligheid

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch veiligheid, from Middle Dutch veilicheit. Equivalent to veilig (safe) +‎ -heid (-ty).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfəi̯.ləχˌɦəi̯t/

Noun[edit]

veiligheid (plural veilighede)

  1. safety, security

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch veilicheit. Equivalent to veilig (safe) +‎ -heid (-ty).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛi̯ləxˌɦɛi̯t/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vei‧lig‧heid

Noun[edit]

veiligheid f (plural veiligheden, diminutive veiligheidje n)

  1. safety, security

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: veiligheid