verhaal

DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vərˈɦaːl/, /vɛrˈɦaːl/
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  • Hyphenation: ver‧haal
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch verhael. Equivalent to a deverbal from verhalen.

NounEdit

verhaal n (plural verhalen, diminutive verhaaltje n)

  1. story
    Hij lachte om het verhaal, maar wij niet.
    He laughed at the story, but we didn't.
    Synonym: vertelling
  2. redress, reparation, remedy
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: verhaal

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

verhaal

  1. first-person singular present indicative of verhalen
  2. imperative of verhalen