vergeet-mij-niet

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Univerbation of vergeet +‎ mij +‎ niet, calque of German Vergissmeinnicht.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vərˈɣeːt.mɛi̯ˌnit/, /vɛrˈɣeːt.mɛi̯ˌnit/
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  • Hyphenation: ver‧geet-mij-niet

Noun[edit]

vergeet-mij-niet m (plural vergeet-mij-nieten, diminutive vergeet-mij-nietje n)

  1. (chiefly diminutive) A forget-me-not, flower of the genus Myosotis.

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: vergeet-my-niet