DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvoːr.ɦɑŋ/
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  • Hyphenation: voor‧hang

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch vorehanc. Equivalent to voor +‎ hangen; cognate with German Vorhang.

NounEdit

 
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voorhang m (plural voorhangen, diminutive voorhangetje n)

  1. a curtain in a religious context, found commonly in temples, tabernacles or churches
    Synonym: voorhangsel
  2. a parliamentary procedure in the Netherlands' parliamentary system (see Wikipedia article)
    Synonym: voorhangprocedure
HypernymsEdit
  • (curtain in religious context): gordijn
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: voorhang

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

voorhang

  1. first-person singular present indicative of voorhangen (when using a subclause)

AnagramsEdit