aalmoes

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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch aalmoes, from Middle Dutch aelmoesene, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-West Germanic *alimosina, from Vulgar Latin *alemosyna, from Latin eleēmosyna, from Ancient Greek ἐλεημοσύνη (eleēmosúnē).

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NounEdit

aalmoes (plural aalmoese, diminutive aalmoesie)

  1. alms, charity

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DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch aelmoesene, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-West Germanic *alimosina, from Vulgar Latin *alemosyna, from Latin eleēmosyna, from Ancient Greek ἐλεημοσύνη (eleēmosúnē).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːl.mus/
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  • Hyphenation: aal‧moes

NounEdit

aalmoes f (plural aalmoezen, diminutive aalmoesje n)

  1. alms (gift to a beggar)
  2. charity, small gift, pittance.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: aalmoes