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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch betekenis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈtiə̯kənəs/

NounEdit

betekenis (plural betekenisse)

  1. understanding; meaning; content
  2. intended effect
  3. importance; significance and weight

DutchEdit

 
Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

EtymologyEdit

From betekenen (to mean) +‎ -nis

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /bə.ˈteː.kə.nɪs/
  • Hyphenation: be‧te‧ke‧nis

NounEdit

betekenis f (plural betekenissen, diminutive betekenisje n)

  1. meaning
    –Wat is de betekenis van dit woord?
    –Het heeft verscheidene betekenissen.
    –What is the meaning of this word?
    –It has several meanings.

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