betekenis

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch betekenis, from Middle Dutch betêkenesse.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈtiə̯kənəs/

NounEdit

betekenis (plural betekenisse)

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

DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch betêkenesse. Equivalent to betekenen (to mean) +‎ -nis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈteː.kə.nɪs/
  • (file)
  • 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.
  2. significance, importance

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: betekenis