verjaardag

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch verjaardag. Equivalent to verjaar +‎ dag.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fərˈjɑːrˌdaχ/

Noun[edit]

verjaardag (plural verjaardae, diminutive verjaardaggie)

  1. birthday

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From verjaren +‎ dag.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛrˈjaːrˌdɑx/, /vərˈjaːrˌdɑx/
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  • Hyphenation: ver‧jaar‧dag

Noun[edit]

verjaardag m (plural verjaardagen, diminutive verjaardagje n)

  1. birthday

Usage notes[edit]

Dutch makes a distinction between the day of birth (geboortedag), as in a birthdate and birthday, as an anniversary (verjaardag).

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  • Afrikaans: verjaardag