telefoon

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch telefoon, from French téléphone.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌtɪə̯.ləˈfʊə̯n/, /ˌtɛ.ləˈfʊə̯n/

NounEdit

telefoon (plural telefone or telefoons)

  1. telephone
    Synonym: foon

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DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French téléphone, equivalent to: tele- +‎ -foon.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /teː.ləˈfoːn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: te‧le‧foon
  • Rhymes: -oːn

NounEdit

telefoon m (plural telefoons or telefonen, diminutive telefoontje n)

  1. telephone (device)
  2. telephone call

Usage notesEdit

The plural telefonen is proscribed but common since the invention of the telephone in the late 19th century.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: telefoon
  • Indonesian: telepon
  • West Frisian: telefoan