weekloon

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Germanic: week (actually short for werkweek 'workingweek') + loon 'pay, wages'

Noun[edit]

weekloon n (plural weeklonen, diminutive weeklontje n)

  1. A week's pay
    Als zijn karig weekloon twee dagen te laat komt hongert zijn gezin
    When his meager week's pay is two days late, his family goes hungry
  2. A weekly pay
    Grootvader's weekloon was amper vader's dagloon
    Grandpa's weekly pay was barely dad's dayly wages

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