huurling

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

root of huren 'to hire' + -ling. Cognate to English hireling.

NounEdit

huurling m (plural huurlingen, diminutive huurlingetje n)

  1. mercenary (person employed to fight)
  2. (sports) a player who plays on on one team while being employed by another team (who is out on loan)

Derived termsEdit

  • huurlingenleger n
  • huurlingenmentaliteit

AntonymsEdit

Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 15:28