levensmiddel

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From leven (life) +‎ -s- +‎ middel (mean).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈleː.və(n)sˌmɪ.dəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: le‧vens‧mid‧del

NounEdit

levensmiddel n (plural levensmiddelen, diminutive levensmiddeltje n)

  1. (chiefly plural) food, foodstuff
  2. victual

Usage notesEdit

The word is more literary and formal than voeding (food).

SynonymsEdit