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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch buurt (district) (also buyrte) [15th century], from ghebuerte (surroundings) [c. 1290] and gebuerde (zone) [c. 1240], related to Old High German giburida.[1] Akin to West Frisian buert. See also gebied and Belgian Dutch synonym gebuurte.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /byrt/
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NounEdit

buurt f (plural buurten, diminutive buurtje n)

  1. neighborhood, part of town.
    Het ligt in de buurt van Groningen. - It is nearby Groningen.
  2. vicinity, proximity
    Hij is in de buurt. - He is close by.

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