weeskind

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch wesekint. Equivalent to wees (orphan) +‎ kind (child).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋeːs.kɪnt/
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  • Hyphenation: wees‧kind

NounEdit

weeskind n (plural weeskinderen, diminutive weeskindje n)

  1. An orphaned child, an underage orphan.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: weeskind