broederschap

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

broeder (brother) +‎ -schap (-ship)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

broederschap f (plural broederschappen, diminutive broederschapje n)

  1. brotherhood, a fraternal quality or relationship
  2. fraternity, or any society of 'brothers' in the figurative sense, especially bound by some specific religious (notably Catholic) devotion, such as the veneration of a patron saint and/or celebration of (a) liturgical feast(s)

SynonymsEdit

  • confrerie

Derived termsEdit

  • aartsbroederschap
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 03:15