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EtymologyEdit

From late Middle Dutch fatchoen, faetsoen, from Old French façon, from Latin factiōnem. Cognate with English fashion.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɑtˈsun/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fat‧soen
  • Rhymes: -un

NounEdit

fatsoen n (plural fatsoenen, diminutive fatsoentje n)

  1. (uncountable) decency, propriety
  2. (dated, dialectal, countable) model, design, shape

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: fatsoen
  • Indonesian: fatsun

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch fatsoen (decency).

NounEdit

fatsoen

  1. Nonstandard form of fatsun.

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