See also: Belang

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch belanc, from belangen. Compare English belong.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈlɑŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: be‧lang
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋ

NounEdit

belang n (plural belangen, diminutive belangetje n)

  1. interest, concern
    het algemeen belang
    the public interest
  2. importance, significance
    Synonym: belangrijkheid

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

belang

  1. singular imperative of belangen
  2. (colloquial) first-person singular present of belangen