verdieping

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch verdieping, from Middle Dutch verdiepinge. Equivalent to verdiep +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

verdieping (plural verdiepings)

  1. floor; storey

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch verdiepinge. Equivalent to verdiepen +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛrˈdi.pɪŋ/
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  • Hyphenation: ver‧die‧ping
  • Rhymes: -ipɪŋ

Noun[edit]

verdieping f (plural verdiepingen, diminutive verdiepinkje n)

  1. deepening
  2. floor, storey

Usage notes[edit]

In the Dutch-speaking countries, the first floor is the floor one level above ground level. The ground floor is called begane grond. Until the seventeenth century eerste verdieping could mean both “ground floor” and “first floor”.

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