DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch bina. Equivalent to a univerbation of bij +‎ na. Compare German beinahe.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛi̯.naː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bij‧na

AdverbEdit

bijna

  1. almost
    Synonym: haast
  2. soon
    Synonym: binnenkort

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: byna

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