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alsmaar

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

al (all) +‎ maar (but)

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PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

alsmaar

  1. all the time
    Hij is alsmaar aan het werk.
    He is always working.
    De situatie wordt alsmaar erger.
    The situation keeps getting worse.

Usage notesEdit

The variant alsmaar is widely used in spoken language, but not accepted by everyone, it is therefore advised to write almaar.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  • alsmaar” in Woordenlijst Nederlandse Taal – Officiële Spelling, Nederlandse Taalunie. [the official spelling word list for the Dutch language]
  • alsmaar” in Van Dale Onlinewoordenboek, Van Dale Lexicografie, 2007.
  • Notes:
  1. ^ Taalunieversum language advice on almaar/alsmaar