volksmond

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

volk +‎ -s- +‎ mond

Noun[edit]

volksmond m (uncountable)

  1. popular language, vernacular
    Enkele Chinese restaurants richten zich uitsluitend op afhaalklanten; zij worden in de volksmond 'afhaalchinees' genoemd.[1] — Some Chinese restaurants aim their business exclusively towards take-out clients; they are known in the vernacular as 'Chinese take-out'.