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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch brandweer, from German Feuerwehr. Equivalent to brand (fire) +‎ weer (defence).

NounEdit

brandweer (uncountable)

  1. fire department

DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From brand (fire) +‎ weer (defence), calque of German Feuerwehr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbrɑnt.ʋeːr/, [ˈbrɑnt.ʋɪːr]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: brand‧weer

NounEdit

brandweer f (plural brandweren, diminutive brandweertje n)

  1. firefighting, fire department, fire brigade

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: brandweer
  • Indonesian: branwir
  • West Frisian: brânwar (calque)