The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: langs

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langs pronunciation
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preposition: {{nl-prep}}
  1. along, alongside implying motion Hij liep langs de weg. He walked along the road.
  2. (Brabant, Limburg) along, alongside stationary Het bed staat langs de muur. The bed stands along the wall.
  3. past
  4. through De belangrijkste centra voor verhandeling van diamant zijn Londen (waar De Beers gevestigd is) en Antwerpen (80% van alle ruwe diamanten gaat langs Antwerpen). The most important centers for the handling of diamonds are London (where De Beers is headquartered) and Antwerp (80% of all rough diamonds go through Antwerp).
adverb: {{nl-adv}}
  1. past
anagrams:
  • glans, slang

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