weerstand

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch weerstand, from older wederstand with syncope of intervocalic -d-, from Middle Dutch wederstant.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

weerstand (plural weerstande)

  1. resistance
  2. (physics) resistance
  3. (electricity) electrical resistance
  4. (electronics) resistor (electronic component)

Derived terms[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older wederstand with syncope of intervocalic -d-, from Middle Dutch wederstant. Equivalent to weer- (against) +‎ stand (position) or a deverbal from weerstaan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈʋeːr.stɑnt/, (Netherlands) [ˈʋɪːr.stɑnt], (Belgium) [ˈβ̞ɪːr.stɑnt]
  • Hyphenation: weer‧stand

Noun[edit]

weerstand m (plural weerstanden, diminutive weerstandje n)

  1. resistance
  2. (physics) resistance
  3. (electricity) electrical resistance
  4. (electronics) resistor (electronic component)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: weerstand

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