commentaar

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Kommentar, from Latin commentārius (notebook).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɔ.mɛnˈtaːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: com‧men‧taar
  • Rhymes: -aːr

NounEdit

commentaar n or m (plural commentaren)

  1. commentary, comment (act or result of commenting)
  2. comment (message or speech act in which comment is given)
  3. commentary (text genre commenting on something, e.g. another text)
  4. criticism
    Synonym: kritiek

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: kommentaar
  • Indonesian: komentar

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009) Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press