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Re: CHAT: Dutch dictionary recommendations?

From:Muke Tever <mktvr@...>
Date:Wednesday, March 5, 2003, 18:56
From: "Jan van Steenbergen" <ijzeren_jan@...>
> hemel -> hemelen (heaven) > -> hemels (how do you call that thing that hangs > above a bed or the throne?)
> broeder -> broeders (brother, sibling) > -> broederen (member of the same religious community; > oldfashioned)
(Before this one I didnt quite understand the previous examples. But English has this same pair exactly, with "brothers" vs. "brethren".) *Muke! --