buurtkind

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of buurt +‎ kind.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbyːrt.kɪnt/
  • Hyphenation: buurt‧kind

NounEdit

buurtkind n (plural buurtkinderen, diminutive buurtkindertje n or buurtkindje n)

  1. neighbourhood kid, local kid

Usage notesEdit

The diminutives are mostly used in the plural; use in the singular, especially of buurtkindertje, may sound odd.