verduistering

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From verduisteren +‎ -ing.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fərˈdœy̯s.tə.rɪŋ/, /fɛrˈdœy̯s.tə.rɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ver‧duis‧te‧ring

NounEdit

verduistering f (plural verduisteringen, diminutive verduisteringetje n or verduisterinkje n)

  1. darkening
  2. embezzlement
  3. blackout; the mandatory blinding of all light emanating from houses to prevent bombing raids during the WW II occupation

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: penggelapan (embezzlement, literally darkening) (semantic loan)