See also: zon, Zon, and zōn

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of zo een.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈzoːn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: zo'n
  • Homophone: zoon
  • Rhymes: -oːn

DeterminerEdit

zo'n

  1. such a
    Ik wil niet zo'n grote biefstuk.
    I don't want such a big steak.
  2. such a, what a
    Zo'n groot huis!
    Such a big house! / What a big house!
  3. about, approximately
    Hoeveel wilt u? Zo'n twee ons.
    How much do you want? About two ounces.

Usage notesEdit

In colloquial Dutch zo'n can also be used to modify plurals, though this may be proscribed in formal standard Dutch. For the plural, zulke (such) is standard.

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