Afrikaans edit

Etymology edit

From Dutch afstand.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaf.stant/
  • (file)

Noun edit

afstand (plural afstande)

  1. distance

Danish edit

Etymology edit

Equivalent to af (off) +‎ stand (standing), calque of German Abstand (distance, interval), which is in turn a calque of Latin distantia

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /avstanˀ/, [ˈɑwˌsd̥anˀ]

Noun edit

afstand c (singular definite afstanden, plural indefinite afstande)

  1. distance

Declension edit

Synonyms edit

References edit

Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From afstaan. Equivalent to af +‎ stand.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑf.stɑnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: af‧stand

Noun edit

afstand m (plural afstanden, diminutive afstandje n)

  1. distance
    afstand doen van: to cede; to abdicate
    afstand nemen van: to distance oneself of
    Synonym: verte
  2. offset
  3. offstand

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Afrikaans: afstand
  • Caribbean Javanese: afstan

Gothic edit

Romanization edit

afstand

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐍆𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌽𐌳