kerkhof

See also: Kerkhof

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch kerkhof, from Middle Dutch kerchof. Equivalent to kerk (church) +‎ hof (court, garden, yard).

NounEdit

kerkhof (plural kerkhowe, diminutive kerkhoffie)

  1. churchyard, cemetery

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch kerchof. Equivalent to kerk (church) +‎ hof (court, garden, yard).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɛrk.ɦɔf/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kerk‧hof

NounEdit

kerkhof n (plural kerkhoven, diminutive kerkhofje n)

  1. churchyard, a Christian cemetery
    Synonym: kerktuin
  2. (by extension) cemetery
    Synonyms: begraafplaats, dodenakker, godsakker

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: kerkhof
  • Jersey Dutch: kêrkof
  • Indonesian: kerkop
  • Papiamentu: kèrkòf, kerkhof