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

PronunciationEdit

Hyphenation: pre‧di‧kant

EtymologyEdit

From prediken (to preach) +‎ -ant

NounEdit

predikant m (plural predikanten, diminutive predikantje n)

  1. preacher

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

predikant c

  1. a preacher (one who preaches)

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 19:31