cultuur

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French culture (cultivation; culture), from Latin cultūra (cultivation; culture), from cultus, perfect passive participle of colō (till, cultivate, worship) (related to colōnus and colōnia), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (to move; to turn (around)).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kʏlˈtyr/, [kʏlˈtyːr]
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  • Hyphenation: cul‧tuur
  • Rhymes: -yr

NounEdit

cultuur f (plural culturen, diminutive cultuurtje n)

  1. culture
    1. practices and beliefs particular to a society or group
    2. arts, historic heritage and media as a sector
    3. cultivation tillage of crops
    4. collective of microorganisms, such as artificially bred bacteria or fungi

Derived termsEdit

  • Hallstatt-cultuur
  • La Tène-cultuur
  • Related termsEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    • Afrikaans: kultuur
    • Indonesian: kultur