zo'n

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See also: zon, Zon, and zōn

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of zo een.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzoːn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: zo'n
  • Homophone: zoon
  • Rhymes: -oːn

Determiner[edit]

zo'n

  1. such a
    Ik wil niet zo'n grote biefstuk.
    I don't want such a big steak.
  2. such a, what a
    Zo'n groot huis!
    Such a big house! / What a big house!
  3. about
    Hoeveel wilt u? Zo'n twee ons.
    How much do you want? About two ounces.

Usage notes[edit]

In colloquial Dutch zo'n can also be used to modify plurals, though this may be proscribed in formal standard Dutch. For the plural, zulke (such) is standard.

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