terrein

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch terrein, from French terrain.

NounEdit

terrein (plural terreine)

  1. grounds, terrain
  2. terrain, landscape
  3. speciality, field of study

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French terrain. Attested since the late seventeenth century.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɛˈrɛi̯n/, /təˈrɛi̯n/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ter‧rein
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯n

NounEdit

terrein n (plural terreinen, diminutive terreintje n)

  1. grounds, terrain, area [from late 17th c.]
  2. terrain, landscape [from 18th or 19th c.]
  3. speciality, field of study [from late 19th c.]
  4. (figuratively) social field, social domain (area of activity) [from mid 19th c.]

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: terrein
  • Indonesian: terein
  • West Frisian: terrein

AnagramsEdit


West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch terrein, from French terrain.

NounEdit

terrein n (plural terreinen, diminutive terreintsje)

  1. grounds, terrain, area
  2. speciality, field of study
  3. (figuratively) social field, social domain

Further readingEdit

  • terrein”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011