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EtymologyEdit

From echt (wedlock) +‎ genoot (partner).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ(xt)xəˌnoːt/
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  • Hyphenation: echt‧ge‧noot

NounEdit

echtgenoot m (plural echtgenoten, diminutive echtgenootje n, feminine echtgenote)

  1. husband (male partner in a marriage)
  2. (gender neutral use) spouse

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