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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French calamité, from Middle French calamité, from Latin calamitās.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkaː.laː.miˈtɛi̯t/
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  • Hyphenation: ca‧la‧mi‧teit
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯t

NounEdit

calamiteit f (plural calamiteiten, diminutive calamiteitje n)

  1. large disaster, calamity [from 17th c.]

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