verwoesting

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch verwoesting, from Middle Dutch verwoestinge. Equivalent to verwoes +‎ -ing.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

verwoesting (plural verwoestings or verwoestinge (dated))

  1. destruction, devastation

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch verwoestinge. Equivalent to verwoesten +‎ -ing.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌvɛrˈʋus.tɪŋ/, /vərˈʋus.tɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ver‧woes‧ting

NounEdit

verwoesting f (plural verwoestingen, diminutive verwoestinkje n)

  1. devastation, destruction
    Synonym: vernietiging

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: verwoesting
  • Negerhollands: verwoesting, verwusting
  • West Frisian: ferwoasting (calque)