Achterveld

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • (Leusden) First attested as achtevelde in 1309. Compound of Middle Dutch achte (forest preserve, lordly possession, legal districht) and velt (field). Compare Acht, Achtmaal and Echt.
  • (IJsselstein) Compound of achter (back, behind) and veld (field).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑx.tərˌvɛlt/
  • Hyphenation: Ach‧ter‧veld
  • Rhymes: -ɛlt

Proper nounEdit

Achterveld n

  1. A village in Leusden, Utrecht, Netherlands.
    Synonym: Puupekoppenland (Carnival nickname)
  2. A neighbourhood of IJsselstein, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Derived termsEdit