kleermaker

DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch cledermakere with loss of intervocalic -d-. Equivalent to kleer (singular of plurale tantum kleren) +‎ maker.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkleːrˌmaː.kər/, [ˈklɪːrˌma(ː).kər]
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  • Hyphenation: kleer‧ma‧ker

NounEdit

kleermaker m (plural kleermakers, diminutive kleermakertje n, feminine kleermaakster)

  1. tailor (person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing as profession)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: kleremaker