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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch meester, from Middle Dutch mêester, from Old Dutch *mēster, from Vulgar Latin *maester, from Latin magister.

NounEdit

meester (plural meesters)

  1. master

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch mêester, from Old Dutch *mēster, from Vulgar Latin *maester, from Latin magister.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeːstər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mees‧ter
  • Rhymes: -eːstər

NounEdit

meester m (plural meesters, diminutive meestertje n)

  1. master
  2. (rail transport) train driver

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  • Afrikaans: meester

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *mēster, from Vulgar Latin *maester, from Latin magister.

NounEdit

mêester m

  1. master, teacher
  2. master, expert
  3. scientist, doctor
  4. master, manager, person at the head of something
  5. master, one who controls

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Further readingEdit

  • meester”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “meester”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN