afdeling

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Abteilung, from ab- (from) +‎ Teil (part).[1]

NounEdit

afdeling c (singular definite afdelingen, plural indefinite afdelinger)

  1. part (group inside a larger group)
  2. section
  3. division (section of a large company)
  4. department
  5. branch
  6. ward
  7. block
  8. unit
  9. detachment
  10. compartment

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DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From afdelen +‎ -ing.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑfˌdeː.lɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: af‧de‧ling

NounEdit

afdeling f (plural afdelingen, diminutive afdelinkje n)

  1. department, branch
  2. section, part
  3. (military, chiefly artillery) regiment, army unit consisting of more than one battalions

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: afdeling
  • Caribbean Javanese: afdéling
  • Indonesian: afdeling

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch afdeling.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /af.de.liŋ/
  • Hyphenation: af‧dé‧ling

NounEdit

afdeling

  1. department, branch
  2. section, part

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