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EtymologyEdit

From als +‎ het +‎ u +‎ belieft, literally "if it pleases you". Calque of French s'il vous plaît.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

alstublieft

  1. (formal) please
  2. (formal) here you are (when handing something to someone else)

Usage notesEdit

Alstublieft is used when giving a payment to a salesperson, to which the salesperson responds with "dank u wel". It is also used by the salesperson when returning change to the customer, in which case the customer responds with "dank u wel" upon having received the change.

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