ondergrond

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From onder +‎ grond. Compare English underground and German Untergrund.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɔndərˈɣrɔnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: on‧der‧grond
  • Rhymes: -ɔnt

NounEdit

ondergrond m (plural ondergronden, diminutive ondergrondje n)

  1. underground, subsoil, subsurface, bottom
  2. ground, basis, foundation, groundwork
  3. (heraldry) compartment (mound beneath the shield in a coat of arms on which the supporters stand)

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