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EtymologyEdit

Compound of pruik (wig) +‎ -en- +‎ tijd (time, era).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈprœy̯.kə(n)ˌtɛi̯t/
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  • Hyphenation: prui‧ken‧tijd

Proper nounEdit

pruikentijd m

  1. (Netherlands, informal, derogatory or humorous) the 18th century, the Enlightenment, particularly in reference to the Netherlands [from 19th c.]

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: pruiketyd