kommetje

noun

kom·​me·​tje
variants or comitje
ˈkäməchē
plural -s
: a small depression common in parts of the African veld

Word History

Etymology

obsolete Afrikaans (now kommetjie), literally, mug, cup, from Dutch, diminutive of kom basin, bowl, from Middle Dutch com, comme; akin to Middle High German kumpf bowl

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“Kommetje.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kommetje. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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