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predikant

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From South African Dutch predikant (Afrikaans predikant).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SAfrica) IPA(key): /prɪədɪˈkʌnt/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /pɹɛdɪˈkant/

NounEdit

predikant (plural predikants or predikante)

  1. (chiefly South Africa) A minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, or allied denomination.
    • 1994, Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom, Abacus 2010, p. 536:
      One Sunday it would be an Anglican priest, the next a Dutch Reformed predikant, the next a Methodist minister.

DutchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From prediken (to preach) +‎ -ant

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pre‧di‧kant

NounEdit

predikant m (plural predikanten, diminutive predikantje n)

  1. preacher, minister (used in the Dutch Protestant church)

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

predikant c

  1. a preacher (one who preaches)

DeclensionEdit

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