The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: hemmetje

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Entry definition

hemmetje {{attention}} pronunciation
  • /ˈɦɛ.mə.tjə/
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etymology Spelling following the informal pronunciation of hemdje.
noun: {{nl-noun-dim}}
  1. (colloquial) shirt, blouse
Although originally the same as hemdje, the meaning has shifted to designate a woman’s (under)wear only. Synonyms: hemdje

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