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AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

vierkant (plural vierkante, diminutive vierkantjie)

  1. (geometry) square
  2. quadrant; a square shaped clearing used for assembly in South African schools

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈviːr.kɑnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vier‧kant

EtymologyEdit

vier (four) +‎ kant (side)

AdjectiveEdit

vierkant (comparative vierkanter, superlative vierkantst)

  1. square

InflectionEdit

Inflection of vierkant
uninflected vierkant
inflected vierkante
comparative vierkanter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial vierkant vierkanter het vierkantst
het vierkantste
indefinite m./f. sing. vierkante vierkantere vierkantste
n. sing. vierkant vierkanter vierkantste
plural vierkante vierkantere vierkantste
definite vierkante vierkantere vierkantste
partitive vierkants vierkanters

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NounEdit

vierkant n (plural vierkanten, diminutive vierkantje n)

  1. square (geometric shape)

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AdverbEdit

vierkant

  1. (Belgium) completely
    (uit "De Standaard" (krant): ‘Ik ben hier vierkant tegen’ (politierechter over alcoholslot in wagen)
    "I'm completely opposed to this"
    [1]
    Synonyms: helemaal
  2. in one's face
    Ze lachten hem vierkant uit‎ ― They squarely poked fun at him.
    Synonyms: ronduit